CARACTERIZAÇÃO DA PESCA E DOS PESCADORES DE PEIXES ORNAMENTAIS DA REGIÃO DE TEFÉ/AM

Rosângela Lira de Souza, Marluce Ribeiro de Mendonça

Abstract


In order to characterize the fishermen of ornamental fish from the region of Tefé, the records of the monitoring program of shipments of ornamental fish from Tefé port were used. The permits issued by the local IBAMA office were also consulted in this survey. After which, representatives of four, out of ten ornamental fishermen groups were interviewed, encompassing 35 families directly involved in the activity at the area. Here the typical ornamental fisherman from Tefé region is described his its main aspects, such as origin, civil status, age, how he learned his skills and how he relates with the formal association of fishermen in the region, the “Colônia de Pesca de Tefé” (Z4). It is also analised the forms of social organization for the activity and the sharing of profits, where the importance of family relations are described and emphasized. Finally the most important variations of this type of fisheries are described, with their methodologies and the most important ornamental fish species targeted.

Keywords


Pescadores; Pesca; Peixes Ornamentais; Tefé, AM; Fishermen; Fishery; Ornamental Fish



DOI: https://doi.org/10.31420/uakari.v5i2.61