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Table 4 Fish used for making handicrafts by fishermen Beach Tamandaré (PE) and Batoque (CE)

From: Use of ichthyofauna by artisanal fishermen at two protected areas along the coast of Northeast Brazil

Family/Species Local name Number of citations Part used
Balistidae    
Balistes vetula (Linnaeus, 1758).    
Balistes capriscus (Gmelin, 1788).
Canthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
Melichthys niger (Bloch, 1786 )
Monacanthidae
Monacanthus ciliatus (Mitchill, 1818) Cangulo 1 Whole body
Cantherhines spp. (Swainson, 1839)    
Aluterus heudelotii (Hollard, 1855)
Aluterus schoepfii (Walbaum, 1792)
Aluterus monoceros (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aluteru sscriptus (Osbeck, 1765)
Stephanolepis hispidus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Ginglymostomatidae    
Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre, 1788) Cação-lixa 1 Lard
Haemulidae    
Haemulon plumierii (Lacepède, 1801) Biquara 1 Whole body
Lutjanidae    
Lutjanus griseus (Linnaeus, 1758) Caranha 1 Scales
Megalopidae    
Megalops atlanticus (Valenciennes, 1847) Camurupim 10 Scales
Ostraciidae    
Lactophrys trigonus (Linnaeus, 1758) Baiacu-caixão 1 Whole body
Syngnathidae    
Hippocampus reidi (Ginsburg, 1933) Cavalo-marinho 1 Whole body