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Meaning of paiche

Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is one of the common names given in Iquitos and the Peruvian Amazon to the largest freshwater fish in the Amazon basin. It is also called arapaima or pyrarucú. It's exquisite meat. Its scientific name is Arapaima gigas and belongs to the family Arapimidae .


Elsa Herrera Ortiz

Paiche: freshwater fish, a native of the Amazon River in Iquitos, Peru. It is usually measured 1 meter or longer and their meat is highly valued in the gastronomy of the Peruvian jungle.


Joel Acosta

Amazon River, large and tasty meat fish





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