Three tons of arapaima will be sold this weekend in Manaus

The fair aims to bring the Solimões stocks to supply the holidays year-end in the capital, valuing the product without middlemen.
02/11/2017 14h19 - Updated 3/11/2017 15h59
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Fishermen's Association of Residents and Users of Mamirauá Reserve Antônio Martins (Amurmam), a 632 km from Manaus, will be on Friday (03) and Sunday (05) the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) performing another edition of arapaima managed sales. The action will start at 07h at the Foundation's headquarters, located at Rua Álvaro Braga, 351, Park 10 from November, area south-central city.

The three tons of fresh arapaima comes from natural lakes Rio Solimões, fruits of sustainable management projects. A kilo of fish fillet will be sold for R $ 18,00, while a kilo of ventrecha (belly) It will cost US $ 14,00. Already the carcass of the fish will be sold for R $ kilo 5,00 and cigar (whole fish) You have a kilo of R $ 8,50.

not Sunday (05), fishermen will continue with the sale within the Alternative Urban Fair (fua), cultural event that happens in food gathering FAS, music and art. The action starts at 07h.

Edson Souza second or handler, the fair aims to bring the Solimões stocks to supply the holidays year-end in the capital, valuing the product without middlemen.

"Our goal is to bring a quality fish and competitive price to the consumer, without middlemen. A chance to appreciate our work, with a fish 100% River and legalized, and that has many uses on the menu of the Amazonian Caboclo ", highlights.

Pirarucu the management
The management of the Arapaima is a sustainable activity that takes place under the supervision of the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama), which controls the amount of fish to be caught in the lakes of Conservation Units (UCs). The fish are raised in ponds free, where they feed on naturally and can be captured as they reach the minimum size 1,50 m.

The sale of fish handled is supported by the Income Generation subprogram of the Bolsa Floresta, in partnership with the Amazon Fund / BNDES and Banco Bradesco and will directly benefit about 30 families living in the RDS Mamirauá.


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