arapaima definition

  • noun:
    • a big Southern American freshwater food seafood (Arapaima gigas) that typically attains a length of 3 yards (10 foot). Also known as pirarucu.
    • a sizable carnivorous predatory Southern American tropical freshwater seafood, Arapaima gigas. It will be the biggest scaled freshwater seafood in the field. It really is a primitive seafood.
    • a sizable fresh-water meals seafood of South America.
    • title associated with the biggest known fresh-water fish, Arapaima gigas, an inhabitant of Brazil and Guiana, said to achieve a length of 15 foot and a weight of 400 weight. It's of economical importance as a food-fish.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of malacopterygian abdominal fishes, associated with the household OsteoglossidÅ“, remarkable with their dimensions and mosaic work of these hard bony mixture scales. A. gigas is an example.

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