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References using Colossoma macropomum
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000598  Géry, J.,1977 Characoids of the world. Neptune City ; Reigate : T.F.H. [etc.]; 672 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm. 255
001672  Riehl, R. and H.A. Baensch,1991 Aquarien Atlas. Band. 1. Melle: Mergus, Verlag für Natur-und Heimtierkunde, Germany. 992 p. 350
001739  Welcomme, R.L.,1988 International introductions of inland aquatic species. FAO Fish. Tech. Pap. 294. 318 p. 89
002593  Saint-Paul, U.,1983 Investigations on the respiration of the neotropical fish, Colossoma macropomum (Serrasalmidae). The influence of weight and temperature on the routine oxygen consumption. Amazoniana 7:433-443.
002939  Palomares, M.L.D.,1991 La consommation de nourriture chez les poissons: étude comparative, mise au point d'un modèle prédictif et application à l'étude des réseaux trophiques. Thèse de Doctorat, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, 211 p.
003382  Almeida-Toledo, L.F., F. Foresti, S.A. Toledo, G. Bernardino, W. Ferrari and R.C.G. Alcantara,1987 Cytogenetic studies of Colossoma mitrei, Colossoma macropomum and their interspecific hybrid. p. 189-195. In K. Tiews (ed.) Selection, hybridization and genetic engineering in aquaculture. Volume 1. Proceedings of a World Symposium sponsored and supportedby EIFAC and ICES, 27-30 June 1986. Verlagsgesellschafft mbH, Berlin, Germany.
003691  FAO Fishery Information, Data and Statistics Service,1991 Aquaculture production (1986-1989). FAO Fish. Circ. 815, Rev. 3. 141 p.
004517  Hureau, J.-C.,1991 La base de données GICIM: Gestion informatisée des collections ichthyologiques du Muséum. p. 225-227. In Atlas Préliminaire des Poissons d'Eau Douce de France. Conseil Supérieur de la Pêche, Ministère de l'Environnement, CEMAGREF et Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
004537  Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott,1991 World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. 59
004931  FAO,1992 FAO yearbook. Fishery statistics: catches and landings. Vol. 70: 1990. FAO Fish. Ser. 38:647 p.
004953  Lowe-McConnell, R.H.,1984 The status of studies on South American freshwater food fishes. p.139-156. In T.M. Zaret (ed.) Evolutionary ecology of neotropical freshwater fishes. Dr. W. Junk Publishers, The Hague, Netherlands.
004954  Merola, N. and F.A. Pagán-Font,1988 Pond culture of the Amazon fish, tambaqui, Colossoma macropomum: a pilot study. Aquacult. Eng. 7:113-125.
004955  Petrere, M. Jr.,1983 Yield per recruit of the tambaqui, Colossoma macropomum Cuvier, in the Amazonas State, Brazil. J. Fish Biol. 22(2):133-144.
005507  Mago-Leccia, F.,1970 Lista de los peces de Venezuela. Ministerio de Agricultura y Cría, Oficina Nacional de Pesca, Caracas. 283 p.
006329  Ortega, H. and R.P. Vari,1986 Annotated checklist of the freshwater fishes of Peru. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. (437):1-25. 8
007052  Porto, J.I.R., E. Feldberg, C.M. Nakayama and J.N. Falcao,1992 A checklist of chromosome numbers and karyotypes of Amazonian freshwater fishes. Rev. Hydrobiol. Trop. 25(4):287-299.
007306  FAO Fishery Information, Data and Statistics Service,1993 Aquaculture production (1985-1991). FAO Fish. Circ. 815, Rev. 5. 213 p. 29
008984  FAO,1994 FAO Yearbook. Fishery statistics: catches and landings. Vol. 74: 1992. FAO Fish. Ser. 43:677 p.
009082  Barriga, R.,1991 Peces de agua dulce del Ecuador. Revista de Informacion tecnico-cientifica, Quito, Ecuador, Politecnica, XVI(3):7-88. 17
009089  Soares, M.G.M., R.G. Almeida and W.T. Tunk,1986 The trophic status of the fish fauna in Lago Camaleao, a macrophyte dominated floodplain lake in the middle Amazon. Amazoniana 9(4):511-526. 514;tab.1
009096  Goulding, M.,1980 The fishes and the forest: explorations in Amazonian natural history. University of California Press, Berkeley. 280 p.
009107  Anonymous,1981 Cultivo de peces tropicales en Pucallpa. Instituto Veterinario de Investigaciones Tropicales y de Altura, Convenio Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos-Organismo de Desarrollo de Loreto (Ivita-Crior).
009420  Eldredge, L.G.,1994 Freshwater fishes. p. 73-84. In L.G. Eldredge, Perspectives in aquatic exotic species management in the Pacific Islands. Vol. 1. Introductions of commercially significant aquatic organisms to the Pacific Islands. South Pacific Commission, New Caledonia.
009987  Frimodt, C.,1995 Multilingual illustrated guide to the world's commercial warmwater fish. Fishing News Books, Osney Mead, Oxford, England. 215 p. 127
010650  De Albuquerque, M.O., J.W.B. Siva and G. Kuvacs,1994 Sobre o desenvolvimento do ovo e embrião do tambaqui, Colossoma macropomum Cuvier 1818. [On the egg and embryo development of tambaqui, Colossoma macropomum Cuvier 1818.]. Boletim Técnico DNOCS, Fortaleza Vol. 47/52 Nos. 1/2:79-100.
010961  Saint-Paul, U.,1985 The neotropical serrasalmid Colossoma macropomum a promising species for fish culture in Amazonia. Anim. Res. Dev. 22:7-35.
011054  Ruffino, M.L. and V.J. Isaac,1995 Life cycle and biological parameters of several Brazilian Amazon fish species. Naga ICLARM Q. 18(4):41-45.
012108  Garibaldi, L.,1996 List of animal species used in aquaculture. FAO Fish. Circ. 914. 38 p. 9
012157  ASAP, Aquarium Science Association of the Philippines,1996 Aquarium species in the Philippines. ASAP Aquarist Database Report. 9 p. Quezon City, Philippines. 3
012202  Ferreira, E.J.G., J. Zuanon and G.M. dos Santos,1996 A list of commercial fish species from Santarém, State of Pará, Brazil. Naga ICLARM Q. 19(3):41-44. 42
012228  FAO,1996 Aquaculture production statistics 1985-1994. FAO Fish. Circ. 815. 189 p.
012371  Val, A.L. and V.M.F. de Almeida-Val,1995 Fishes of the Amazon and their environment: physiological and biochemical aspect. Springer-Verlag Berlin, Germany. 245 p. 39
012676  Palomares, M.L.D.,1991 La consommation de nourriture chez les poissons: étude comparative, mise au point d'un modèle prédictif et application à l'étude des réseaux trophiques. Thèse de Doctorat, Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, 211 p. 132
012965  Eschmeyer, W.N.,1997 PISCES. Eschmeyer's PISCES database as published on the Internet in June 1997, URL: gopher://
013371  Riehl, R. and H.A. Baensch,1996 Aquarien Atlas, Band 1. 10th edition. Mergus Verlag GmBH, Melle, Germany. 992 p. 350
013686  FAO,1997 FAO database on introduced aquatic species. FAO Database on Introduced Aquatic Species, FAO, Rome.
026042  Chakalall, B. (comp.),1993 Species cultured in insular Caribbean countries, Belize, French Guiana, Guyana and Suriname. Caribbean Technical Co-operation Network in Artisanal Fisheries an Aquaculture. FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean. RLAC/93/28-PES-24. Santiago, Chile. 32 p. 14
026069  FAO-FIDI,1997 International Standard Statistical Classification of Aquatic Animals and Plants (ISSCAAP). November 1997. Fishery Information, Data and Statistics Service, Fisheries Department, FAO, Rome, Italy.
026282  Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.),1998 Catalog of fishes. Special Publication, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. 3 vols. 2905 p.
029643  Bertollo, L.A.C., C.S. Takahashi, L.F. Toledo and P.M. Galleti,1980 Estudos citogeneticos em peixes da regiaô Amazoñica. I. Ordem Cypriniformes. Ciênc. e cult. 32:735.
031402  Swedish Museum of Natural History,1999 Fish collection database of the Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Swedish Museum of Natural History). Ichthyology Section, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.
031517  Wu, H.L., K.-T. Shao and C.F. Lai (eds.),1999 Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan. 1028 p.
032894  Lovshin, L.L.,1995 The colossomids. p. 153-159. In C.E. Nash and A.J. Novotny (eds.) World animal science: production of aquatic animals: fishes. Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
034370  Klinkhardt, M, M. Tesche and H. Greven,1995 Database of fish chromosomes. Westarp Wissenschaften. 73
034394  De Almeida Toledo, L.F., H. Foresti and S. De Almeida Toledo Filho,1984 Complex sex chromosome system in Eigenmannia sp. (Pisces, Gymnotiformes). Genetica 64(3):165-169.
034634  Anonymous,2000 Fish collection database of the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL). The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL), Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA.
034768  Kossowski, C., N.O. Bracamonte and J.Q. Vlazco,1983 Cariotipo del hibrido de Colossoma macropomis (Hembra)(Cuvier) 1818 x Mylossoma duriventris (Macho)(Cuvier) 1818 y sus progenitores (Pisces, Cupriniformes, Characidae). Acta Cient. Venez. 34:173-175.
034918  Nakayama, C.M., J.I.R. Porto and E. Feldberg,1990 Caracterizaçao cromossômica em peixes da familia Serrasalmidae: Colossoma macropomus e Piarractus brachypomus (Myleinae). p. 23. In III. Simp. Citogenet. Evol. e Aplic. de Peixes Neotropicais, Botucatu-SP.
035515  Vieira, V.L. and I.A. Johnston,1999 Temperature and neuromuscular development in the tambaqui. J. Fish Biol. 55(Suppl.A):66-83. 66-83
039031  Jégu, M.,2003 Serrasalminae (Pacus and piranhas). p. 182-196. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.
040297  Liao, C.-I., H.-M. Su and E.Y. Chang,2001 Techniques in finfish larviculture in Taiwan. Aquaculture 200(2001):1-31. 4
040637  IGFA,2001 Database of IGFA angling records until 2001. IGFA, Fort Lauderdale, USA.
041414  Anonymous,2002 Fish collection database of the American Museum of Natural History. American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West , NY 10024-5192, USA.
042482  Goulding, M. and M.L. Carvalho,1982 Life history and management of the tambaquí (Colossoma macropomum, Characidae): an important Amazonian food fish. Rev. Bras. Zool. 1(2):107-133.
042483  Teichert-Coddington, D.R.,1996 Effect of stocking ratio on semi-intensive polyculture of Colossoma macropomum and Oreochromis niloticus in Honduras, Central America. Aquaculture 143:291-302. 292
044121  Chellappa, S., M.S.R.F. Cacho, F.A. Huntingford and M.C.M. Beveridge,1996 Observations on induced breeding of the Amazonian fish tambaqui, Colossoma macropomum (Cuvier) using CPE and HCG treatments. Aquaculture Res. 27:91-94.
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051153  Moravec, F.,1998 Nematodes of freshwater fishes of the neotropical region. 464 p. Praha, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. 139
051243  Riede, K.,2004 Global register of migratory species - from global to regional scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, Bonn, Germany. 329 p.
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058108  Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences,2003 Chinese aquatic germplasm resources database.
059238  Grana, F.,2007 Exotic fishes recently confirmed as established in Puerto Rico. Email from Felix Grana of the Depertment of Natural and Environmental Resources of Puerto Rico.
072380  Machacek, H. (ed.),2007 World Records Freshwater Fishing., November 2007.
074657  Bartley, D.M. (comp./ed.),2006 DIAS. Introduced species in fisheries and aquaculture: information for responsible use and control (CD-ROM). Rome, FAO.
075549  FAO-FIES,2022 Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS) species list. Retrieved from, 29 April 2008.
076754  Mérona, B. de and J. Rankin-de-Mérona,2004 Food resource partitioning in a fish community of the central Amazon floodplain. Neotrop. Ichthyol. 2(2):75-84. 77
078646  Leal-Flórez, J., M. Rueda and M. Wolff,2008 Role of the non-native fish Oreochromis niloticus in the lon g-term variations of abundance and species composition of the native ichthyofauna in a Caribbean estuary. Bull. Mar. Sci. 82(3):365-380. 366
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085173  Clarke, A. and N.M. Johnston,1999 Scaling of metabolic rate with body mass and temperature in teleost fish. J. Anim. Ecol. 68:893-905.
086306  Nomura, H.,1984 Nomes científicos dos peixes e seus correspondentes nomes vulgares. In H. Nomura (ed.). Dicionário dos peixes do Brasil. Editerra, Brasília, Brasil: 27-63.
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