EXHAUSTED: Pirarucu Fair is successful and runs out two tons of fish in three hours

31 th August 2017 - Fish will be sold again in the FUA in October, coming from the RDS Mamirauá and Cujubim

Fair Pirarucu in FAS (Photo: disclosure / FAS)

ATTENTION: sale exhausted. Oh during Fua, not Sunday (3) the ventrecha will be sold at R $ 14,00 kilo and housing, a R$ 5,00. The sale of the steak is available only on 1 October.

Fishermen Sustainable Development Reserve (Reserve) Mamirauá, a 632 km of Manaus, They have been in the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) on Friday (01) selling fresh arapaima. When all, about two tons were sold, coming directly from the Rio Solimões management lakes.

All production is the result of management projects supported by FAS Income Generation Program, who go through a process that involves legal authorization of the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), a specific count in the arapaima lake and determined length to remove the fish.

These actions stimulate growth and control of Arapaima stocks in the lakes of protected areas, in addition to directly support sustainable development within, explains Edvaldo Correa, Regional Coordinator of the Bolsa FAS forest in Solimões.

"When you buy a managed pirarucu, fully legalized, you are encouraging management in these areas and the social nature involved behind it. All families involved in fishing has the opportunity to develop and improve the quality of life of the region where they live, since usually the competition with illegal Arapaima is very difficult ", concludes.


The fish will go on sale on Sunday (3) from 9h.A ventrecha will be sold at R $ 14,00 o quilo. The housing, a R$ 5,00.

The production is the result of management projects supported by the Income Generation subprogram of the Bolsa Floresta (BFP), conducted by FAS in partnership with the Amazon Fund / BNDES and Banco Bradesco. O projeto tem apoio do Instituto Brasileiro de Meio Ambiente e Recursos Naturais Renováveis (Ibama), do Instituto Mamirauá, da Operação Amazônia Nativa (Opan), and the Government of Amazonas, por meio das Secretarias de Estado do Meio Ambiente (Sema), de Produção Rural Sustentável (Sepror), and the Agency for Sustainable Development of Amazonas (ADS).