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Internal: Fishing for Brazil’s Living Fossil - 13 Dec 2013
Internal: Fishing for Brazil’s Living Fossil - 13 Dec 2013
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December 13, 2013
A night view of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river,...
SAO RAIMUNDO DO JARAUA, Brazil
A night view of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river...
A night view of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, where adults fish for arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 27, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

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December 13, 2013
A night view of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river,...
SAO RAIMUNDO DO JARAUA, Brazil
A night view of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river...
A night view of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, where adults fish for arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 27, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Children of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community play soccer along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes...
SAO RAIMUNDO DO JARAUA, Brazil
Children of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community play soccer along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes...
Children of the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community play soccer along the edge of a tributary of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, where adults fish for arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 27, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villager Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community spears an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villager Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community spears an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
Villager Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community spears an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
A villager from the Rumao Island community holds a young arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
A villager from the Rumao Island community holds a young arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
A villager from the Rumao Island community holds a young arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, before releasing it back to the wild while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ANIMALS ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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December 13, 2013
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community clubs an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community clubs an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community clubs an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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December 13, 2013
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community clubs an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
SAO RAIMUNDO DO JARAUA, Brazil
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community clubs an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community clubs an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Rumao Island community paddle their canoes loaded with arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers from the Rumao Island community paddle their canoes loaded with arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
Villagers from the Rumao Island community paddle their canoes loaded with arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Porto Novo community load into their canoes arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers from the Porto Novo community load into their canoes arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
Villagers from the Porto Novo community load into their canoes arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in Poco Fundo lake along a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 26, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 26, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villager Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community pulls into his canoe an arapaima or pirarucu,...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villager Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community pulls into his canoe an arapaima or pirarucu,...
Villager Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community pulls into his canoe an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes (R) from the Rumao Island community drags from his canoe an arapaima...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes from the Rumao Island community drags from his canoe an arapaima or...
Villager Diomesio Coelho Antunes (R) from the Rumao Island community drags from his canoe an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Rumao Island community paddle past a line of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers paddle past a line of arapaima while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river
Villagers from the Rumao Island community paddle past a line of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers Diomesio Coelho Antunes (R) and Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community eat a meal of...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers Diomesio Antunes and Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community eat a meal of arapaima...
Villagers Diomesio Coelho Antunes (R) and Edson de Souza from the Rumao Island community eat a meal of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, next to the ones they just fished from a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
A villager from the Porto Novo community shows a tag certifying where he caught an arapaima or pirarucu,...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
A villager from the Porto Novo community shows a tag certifying where he caught an arapaima or pirarucu,...
A villager from the Porto Novo community shows a tag certifying where he caught an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, while fishing in Poco Fundo lake along a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 26, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 26, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
The skin of an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
The skin of an arapaima is pictured after being fished by villagers from the Rumao Island community out...
The skin of an arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, is pictured after being fished by villagers from the Rumao Island community out of a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Rumao Island community carry part of their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers from the Rumao Island community carry part of their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
Villagers from the Rumao Island community carry part of their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, after fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 25, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 25, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Rumao Island community carry part of their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers carry part of their catch of arapaima after fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river
Villagers from the Rumao Island community carry part of their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, after fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 25, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 25, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community clean their day's catch of arapaima or pirarucu,...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers from the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community clean their day's catch of arapaima after fishing...
Villagers from the Sao Raimundo do Jaraua community clean their day's catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, after fishing along a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 27, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 27, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villager Edson de Souza (L) from the Rumao Island community, sells part of his catch of arapaima or pirarucu,...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
A villager sells part of his catch of arapaima after fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river near...
Villager Edson de Souza (L) from the Rumao Island community, sells part of his catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, after fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, at a market near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 30, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 30, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
A villager from the Porto Novo community stores on ice a day's catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
A villager from the Porto Novo community stores on ice a day's catch of arapaima after fishing in Poco...
A villager from the Porto Novo community stores on ice a day's catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, after fishing in Poco Fundo lake along a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 26, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 26, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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December 13, 2013
Villagers from the Rumao Island community transport their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
Villagers from the Rumao Island community transport their catch of arapaima in a river boat after fishing...
Villagers from the Rumao Island community transport their catch of arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, in a river boat after fishing in a branch of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve near Fonte Boa, about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 24, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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December 13, 2013
An aerial view of a tributary of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the...
FONTE BOA, Brazil
An aerial view of a tributary of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the...
An aerial view of a tributary of the Solimoes river, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, in the Mamiraua nature reserve where villagers fish for arapaima or pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish species in South America and one of the largest in the world, near Tefe about 600 km (373 miles) west of Manaus, November 28, 2013. Catching the arapaima, a fish that is sought after for its meat and is considered by biologists to be a living fossil, is only allowed once a year by Brazil's environmental protection agency. The minimum size allowed for a fisherman to keep an arapaima is 1.5 meters (4.9 feet). Picture taken November 28, 2013. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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