Aquarium Fish

In the artisanal aquarium fish trade in Amazonia, many people play a part. The role of women and girls is often to guard and feed the fish in storage tanks and wait for boats that collect them from remote tributaries. Sometimes they keep these fishes at home until their size reaches maximum value before trading it off with other traders or merchants who come by boats downriver.

Goldfish: A Freshwater Fish that Became Domesticated and Popular

Goldfish is a freshwater fish native to East Asia and belonging to the family Cyprinidae. The first time this fish lived in captivity was more than a thousand years ago in China. So many argue that goldfish were the first fish to be domesticated. However, for many centuries this fish was used for human consumption. In the first Chinese dynasties, the first crosses occurred and the first varieties of goldfish appeared. Goldfish …

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Angelfish: The Most Beautiful and Popular Tank Fish

The angelfish, also known as a scalar, is a freshwater fish belonging to the family of cichlids. This fish, whose natural habitat is the Amazon River basin, is one of the most popular aquarium fish. Angelfish are one of the most beautiful and popular tank fish in America. They come in many different colors like yellow, blue, green, and black. If you want a new pet or need to stock …

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