PACU BLACK TAMBAQUI (Colossoma macropomum)

An impressive 77 pound (35 kg) black pacu caught in Corrego das Antas lake by Marcio David. Photo credits:

An 88-plus-pound pacu was cauhgt while fishing in Sinu, Colombia.The pacu, or as it's locally know the cachama, was taken back to his village, where Don Jose Molina Jalal Pliny has become a bit of a local hero.

 Fishing guide Alex da Silva with a black pacu caught in Brasil

Monster size 100 lb  -45 kg tambaqui caught in Brazil.
The tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) is a freshwater fish of the subfamily Serrasalminae, family Characidae. It is also known by the names pacu, black pacu, black-finned pacu, giant pacu, cachama and gamitana.he tambaqui is the largest characin of South America. The tambaqui is found in the Amazon and Orinoco basins in its wild form. However, its pisciculture form is widely distributed in South America.

MAX SIZE:88 lb / 40 kg
MAX LENGTH:28 inch / 70 cm
MAX AGE:Unknown

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