Arapaima fish

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Arapaima fish by Mind Map: Arapaima fish

1. Where

1.1. Amazon river basin

2. Feature

2.1. Scales

2.1.1. like a bullet-proof vest

2.1.2. protect to piranha

2.2. Eat fish, birds, lizards and mammals

2.3. 3 meters long and weighing 200 Kg

3. Local communities

3.1. important food source

3.1.1. Overfishing

4. In 1990

4.1. population decline

4.1.1. overfishing

5. conservationists and local communities

5.1. illegal fishing stopped

5.2. fishing for arapaima is banned

5.3. calculates quotas

5.3.1. no more than 30% of adult fish

5.4. Harvesting is allowed

5.4.1. Between August and November

6. Francisco das Chagas Melo

6.1. community leader

6.2. work to protect Amazon lake

7. How many ?

7.1. 4000 arapaima

7.2. population quadrupled

8. Now

8.1. 330 000 Arapaima

8.1.1. in 1 358 lakes

8.1.1.1. in 35 managed areas