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Table 1 Fish species used by the Truká people from the Cabrobó (Aldeia Mãe) and Orocó villages

From: Ethnoichthyology of the indigenous Truká people, Northeast Brazil

Family/Local species name Scientific species name Origin No. of citations (villages)
CA O
Sciaenidae
 Pescada Plagioscion squamosissimus Heckel, 1840 E 10 10
Cichlidae
 Apairi Astronotus ocellatus Agassiz, 1831 E 5
 Tucunaré Cichla ocellaris Bloch & Schneider, 1801 E 8 9
Serrasalmidae
 Tambaqui Colossoma macropomum Cuvier, 1818 E 10 4
Characidae
 Pirambeba Serrasalmus brandtii Reinhardt, 1874 N 8 5
 Piranha Pygocentrus piraya Cuvier, 1819 N 6 5
 Pacu Metynnis maculatus Kner, 1860 N 8 10
 Pacu-preto Myleus micans Reinhardt, 1874 N 15 15
 Dourado Salminus cf. brasiliensis Cuvier, 1817 N 8
Erythrinidae
 Traíra Hoplias malabaricus Bloch, 1794 N 6 4
Bryconidae
 Matrinchã Brycon reinhardtii Lütken, 1875 N 3
Anastomidae
 Piau Leporinus cf piau Fowler, 1941 N 9 13
 Piau-verdadeiro Leporinus obtusidens Valenciennes, 1836 N 6 15
Prochilodontidae
 Crumatá Prochilodus argenteus Agassiz,1829 N 12 7
Loricariidae
 Cananã Hypostomus margaritifer Regan, 1808 N 5 8
 Cascudo Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus Spix & Agassiz, 1829 N 6
 Xotó Hypostomus macrops Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888 N 6
 Cari Rhinelepis aspera Spix & Agassiz, 1829 N 9 5
Pimelodidae
 Pirá Conorhynchos conirostris Valenciennes, 1840 N 4
 Surubim Pseudoplatystoma coruscans Spix & Agassiz, 1829 N 5
Pseudopimelodide
 Pacamã Lophiosilurus alexandri Steindachner, 1877 N 3
Auchenipteridae
 Caboge Parauchenipterus galeatus Linnaeus, 1766 N 6
Heptapteridae
 Mandim Pimelodella cf. vittata Lütken, 1874 N 4 1
Sciaenidae
 Cruvina Pachyurus francisci Cuvier, 1830 N 4
Gymnotidae
 Sarapó Gymnotus cf. carapo Linnaeus, 1758 N 4
  1. Legend: CA Cabrobó, O Orocó, N native species, E exotic species