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Table 3 Association between river sections, fish species and fishing artefacts informed by Truká fishers

From: Ethnoichthyology of the indigenous Truká people, Northeast Brazil

Habitat Fish species (Cabrobó) Fish species (Orocó) Fishing artefact
‘Waterfalls’ Hoplias malabaricus, Serrasalmus brandtii, Hoplias malabaricus Rod and hook
Conorhynchus conirostris, Pachyurus Francisci   
‘Rapids’ Astronotus ocellatus, Colossoma macropomum, Hypostomus cf margaritifer, Plagioscion squamosissimus, Prochilodus argenteus, Pygocentrus piraya, Cichla ocellaris Cichla ocellaris, Colossoma macropomum, Hypostomus cf margaritifer, Plagioscion squamosissimus, Prochilodus argenteus, Pygocentrus piraya Rod and hook
‘Rock caves’ Salminus cf. brasiliensis, Pseudoplatystoma Coruscans, Hypostomus macrops, Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus, Conorhynchus conirostris, Parauchenipterus galeatus, Gymnotus cf. carapo, Pimelodella cf. vittata, Pterygoplichthys etentaculatus Serrasalmus brandtii, Lophiosilurus alexandri, Pimelodella cf. vittata Rod and hook Cast net
‘Vegetation patches’ Leporinus cf piau, Brycon reinhardtii, Metynnis maculatus Leporinus cf piau and Metynnis maculatus Cast neta
Fishing net
Rod and hook
  1. Legend: aCited only by the indigenous Truká fishers from Orocó