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North American Indians send delegation to Peruvian Amerind fish farmers

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Indigenous people worldwide rely on fish as a food staple.

While walleye is the important fishery to this area, for the Shipibo-Konibo people of Amazonian Peru, the sacred fish and important food source is the arapaima. This is the largest scaled freshwater fish in the world. The fish grow to be 10 feet long and more than 400 pounds.


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