Anglers often learn much about the species they pursue by studying what they eat. Predator species typically base their movements, behavior and even life cycles on the habits of their prey. Although there are hundreds of species of baitfish throughout the basin, below are some of the most commonly found (and eaten) species…
Many of these can be recognized as common aquarium species.
Fast Water Species
These species prefer faster water and are typically found in rivers, creeks and igarapes..
Still Water Species
These species prefer slower water and are typically found in lagoons and backwaters.