Arapaima (Arapaima gigas)

Arapaima fishing ThailandName: Arapaima / Pirarucu (Arapaima gigas).
Status: Introduced to Thailand into many fishing lakes and fishing resorts from the Amazon
They are very hard-fighting and immensely powerful fish but also very delicate and should always be treated with respect. The Arapaima is one of the largest predatory freshwater fish species in the world. Adult fish can grow up to 4.5 meters in length and can be 200kg+ in weight.
Dreamlake: Not currently stocked.
Arapaima fish in Thailand. Arapaima fishing in Thailand.