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The Bicuda (Bicuda pretiosa) is a predatory fish species found in the rivers and coastal waters of South America, including Brazil. It is also known by various other names such as "Bicuda Tarpon" and "Brazilian Tarpon" due to its appearance and the similarity of its feeding habits to the Tarpon fish.
Characteristics of the Bicuda:
- Appearance: Bicuda has a sleek and elongated body with a silvery color and a blue or greenish back. It has a large mouth filled with sharp teeth.
- Size: Bicudas can grow up to several feet long, and their size can vary depending on their habitat and age. Some can reach sizes of around 3 to 4 feet (1 to 1.2 meters) in length.
- Feeding Habits: Bicuda is a powerful predator known for its aggressive behavior while hunting. It feeds on smaller fish and can be found in both freshwater and saltwater environments.
- Sporting Characteristics: Anglers often target Bicuda for its strong fighting abilities and acrobatic jumps when hooked, making it a popular catch for sportfishing enthusiasts.
Fishing for Bicuda can be an exciting and challenging experience, especially in the rivers and estuaries of Brazil. As with any fishing activity, it's essential to follow local regulations and guidelines to ensure sustainable fishing practices and the preservation of the natural environment.