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Table 5 Types of habitats of ornamental fish mentioned by artisanal fishers (“piabeiros”)

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

Species Habitat types No answer
River Lake Stream Beach Forest igapó Flood plain lake Aquatic vegetation River bank
% N % N % n % n % n % n % n % n
Acará disco 5 1 2.08 1 6.99 16    13.51 5        11
Acará azulão      0.44 1            
Acará baru      0.44 1            
Acará peixeiro      0.44 1            
Anostomo trifaciato    2.8 1              1
Apistograma 5 1 2.8 1 2.62 6    5.41 2        17
Araia areba    4.17 2    5.88 1          3
Araia cururu    6.25 3 2.62 6 17.65 3          12
Araia motoro    6.25 3 3.06 7 23.53 4          11
Araia orbignyi        5.88 1          
Araia schroederi        5.88 1          
Araia 15 3 2.08 1 9.17 21        10 1    8
Aruanã 5 1                1
Bodó cor de mapa      0.44 1            
Bodó cutia    4.17 2 0.87 2 5.88 1          1
Bodó espinho    2.08 1 0.87 2    2.70 1        1
Bodó jauari    2.08 1 1.31 3 5.88 1 2.70 1        2
Bodó luminol    2.08 1 0.44 1 5.88 1          1
Bodó onça    4.17 2 3.06 7    8.11 3        12
Bodó panda      0.44 1            
Bodó pedra                  1
Bodó percote    2.08 1 0.44 1 11.76 2 2.70 1      100 1 3
Bodó seda    4.17 2 6.55 15    18.92 7        17
Bodó      2.62 6            3
Bodó tui                  1
Bodó zebra    2.08 1 0.44 1            1
Borboleta 10 2 6.25 3 6.99 16 11.76 2 8.11 3 12.50 2      34
Borboleta branca    2.08 1              
Borboleta rajada    2.08 1              
Cardinal 15 3 16.70 8 17.03 39    8.11 3 25 4 20 2    26
Coridora    2.08 1 0.87 2            2
Farowela      0.44 1            
Itui cavalo                  1
Lápis 5 1 4.17 2 5.24 12    2.70 1 12.50 2      25
Marginata 10 2 2.08 1 1.75 4        10 1    10
Neon 5 1 2.08 1 4.37 10    8.11 3 6.25 1      9
Peixe agulha                  2
Rodostomo 10 2    7.86 18      25 4 60 6    25
Rosacéu 10 2 10.4 5 6.55 15    10.81 4 18.75 3      23
Uricaia      0.44 1            
Xadrez 5 1 4.17 2 5.24 12    8.11 3        28
Total 100 20 100 48 100 229 100 17 100 37 100 16 100 10 100 1 292