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Table 4 Behavior of ornamental fish according to the fishers (“piabeiros”) of Barcelos, Amazonas

From: Ichthyological ethnoknowledge of the “piabeiros” from the Amazon region, Brazil

Species Solitary Lives in shoals Resident Migratory No answer
% n % N % N % n
Acará disco 0.68 1 6.62 21 2.82 5 5.94 17 12
Acará azulão 0.68 1    0.56 1    
Acará baru 0.68 1    0.56 1    
Acará peixeiro 0.68 1    0.56 1    
Anostomo trifaciato    0.32 1    0.35 1 1
Apistograma 0.68 1 2.21 7 1.69 3 1.75 5 17
Araia aireba 2.74 4 0.63 2 2.82 5 0.35 1  
Araia cururu 13.01 19 0.95 3 9.60 17 1.75 5 1
Araia motoro 13.01 19 0.95 3 11.30 20 0.70 2 2
Araia orbignyi    0.32 1    0.35 1  
Araia schroederi    0.32 1    0.35 1  
Araia 16.44 24 0.63 2 10.73 19 2.45 7 5
Aruanã    0.32 1    0.35 1 1
Bodó cor de mapa          1
Bodó cutia 0.68 1 0.32 1 0.56 1 0.35 1 2
Bodó espinho 2.05 3    1.69 3    2
Bodó jauari 2.74 4    2.26 4    2
Bodó luminol 0.68 1    0.56 1    1
Bodó onça 11.64 17 0.63 2 7.91 14 1.75 5 5
Bodó panda          1
Bodó pedra          1
Bodó percote 3.42 5    2.82 5    2
Bodó seda 17.12 25 2.84 9 15.25 27 2.45 7 7
Bodó 4.11 6 0.63 2 3.95 7 0.35 1 1
Bodó tui 0.68 1    0.56 1    
Bodó zebra 0.68 1      0,35 1 2
Borboleta 1.37 2 13.88 44 6.78 12 11.89 34 12
Borboleta branca    0.32 1    0.35 1  
Borboleta rajada    0.32 1    0.35 1  
Cardinal    23.03 73 1.69 3 24.48 70 6
Coridora    0.95 3 0.56 1 0.70 2 2
Farowela    0.32 1    0.35 1  
Itui cavalo          1
Lápis 0.68 1 5.99 19 2.82 5 5.24 15 22
Marginata    2.52 8    2.80 8 8
Neon    5.99 19 1.13 2 5.94 17 4
Peixe agulha          2
Rodostomo 2.74 4 11.36 36 4.52 8 11.19 32 13
Rosacéu 2.05 3 10.41 33 3.95 7 10.14 29 13
Uricaia    0.32 1    0.35 1  
Xadrez 0.68 1 6.94 22 2.26 4 6.64 19 20
Total 100 146 100 317 100 177 100 286 169