Species

There are 245 Species of Fish which are on the Brazil Export list and which scientists have identified from the Rio Negro area in Brazil. Here are a few examples of the species available.

Buy a Fish, Save a Tree

Project Piaba was established to foster an environmentally and socially beneficial home aquarium fish trade. The Project grew out of a long-term research program that monitored the cardinal tetra, a popular fish for home aquariums, and other aquarium fishes in the Brazilian Amazon.
When communities thrive selling fish for the aquarium trade, local people protect the resource that sustains them. Project Piaba fosters the sustainable trade in wild-caught home aquarium fish, encouraging people to safeguard both rivers and forests–and all the creatures they harbor.

Intermediate Woodcat

These wild caught fish are great in fish tanks and are from the Rio Negro River in Brazil. These wild caught fish are helping the fishery in the area come back from decline. Buy a Fish, Save a Tree by purchasing wild caught fish from the tributaries of the Rio Negro....

One-Spotted Eartheater

These wild caught fish are great in fish tanks and are from the Rio Negro River in Brazil. These wild caught fish are helping the fishery in the area come back from decline. Buy a Fish, Save a Tree by purchasing wild caught fish from the tributaries of the Rio Negro....

Six Ray Corydoras

These wild caught fish are great in fish tanks and are from the Rio Negro River in Brazil. These wild caught fish are helping the fishery in the area come back from decline. Buy a Fish, Save a Tree by purchasing wild caught fish from the tributaries of the Rio Negro....

Green Darter Characin

These wild caught fish are great in fish tanks and are from the Rio Negro River in Brazil. These wild caught fish are helping the fishery in the area come back from decline. Buy a Fish, Save a Tree by purchasing wild caught fish from the tributaries of the Rio Negro....

Cardinal Tetra

  One of the most popular and beautiful aquarium fishes. Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals. When communities thrive selling fish for the aquarium trade, local people protect the resource that sustains them. Project Piaba fosters the sustainable...

Tucano Tetra

Buy a Fish, Save a Tree Project Piaba was established to foster an environmentally and socially beneficial ornamental fish trade. The Project grew out of a long-term research program that monitored the cardinal tetra, a popular fish for home aquariums, and other...