Peacock, Orinoco (Cichla orinocensis)

(Humboldt, 1821); CICHLIDAE FAMILY; also called pavon and borboleto. Orinoco peacocks can be distinguished from all other species of peacock bass by the presence of three large, dark ocellated blotches along their side. They are often confused with butterfly peacocks (Cichla ocellaris) because they are commonly called “burboleta”, which is Brazilian Portuguese for “butterfly. Orinoco peacocks are one of the more common species and can be found in Brazil in the Amazon, Rio Negro rivers, as well as in the Orinoco river in Venezuela and Colombia. These beautiful cichlids are powerful figh... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
72.0 cm
Rio Negro River, Santa Isabel Do Rio Negro, Brazil
17-Feb-2019
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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