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pirarucu (Arapaima gigas)

Arapaima gigas in the Siam Centre, Bangkok
Date 7 November 2009
Author Bjoertvedt

The pirarucu or giant arapaima (Arapaima gigas) is a species of arapaima native to the basin of the Amazon River. It is among the largest freshwater fish. Arapaima gigas is an obligate air-breather and needs to come to the surface regularly to gulp air.

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Scientific Name: Arapaima gigas (Schinz, 1822)
Common Names: Arapaima, Pirarucu, Giant Arapaima; [French] Arapaïma, Paiche
Synonyms: Sudis gigas Schinz (ex Cuvier), 1822
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