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Rio Quente - Goias - Brazil (Google, OSM)
-17.7795559, -48.7681359
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Aug. 24, 2011 17:07:51 -1000
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do you mean this guy? if so enter Arapaima gigas in the 'Suggest an ID' box. Where did you see this - while diving? Its amazing.

Posted by loarie about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Pirarucu - Photo (c) Thiago Santos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
iris's ID: Pirarucu (Arapaima gigas)
Posted by iris about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Yes. Rio Quente (Hot River) is a resort where the river is naturally hot and where there are several lagoons with fishes, also pirarucu - a beautiful fish (very big).

Posted by iris about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Is there a kind of Jesus behind the fish??

Posted by naturalist about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Yes, it's a statue of Jesus at the bottom of the lake. It's been placed there as a turists attraction kind of thing.

Posted by iris about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Pirarucu - Photo (c) Thiago Santos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
iris's ID: Pirarucu (Arapaima gigas)

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