Each have sweet tasting meat and are much sought after in the Amazon. The larger species have wonderful spare ribs that taste like pork when cooked on the BBQ!
Pirapitinga (Piaractus brachypomus), Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) and Pacu (Colossoma bidens)
are all deep-bodied fruit and nut-foraging Characins that can also be caught using small lures and cutbait.
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