The Rio Bita is a clearwater river with a lot of fish

Several common fishing practices are extremely destructive to the natural habitats of the fish.
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Honeymooners Beth and John Murphy did not stray far from Bita Bay, but John managed quite a feet fishing with shrimp one morning in front of the house. Beth was enjoying coffee on the front porch and had half an eye on hubby and snaps a few pictures, then hears a commotion as John is pulled off the reef by a fish! She gets down to the beach to document the Bita Bay Bonefish. Nice catch John! The bonefish and Beth!

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A total of 105 individuals of P. chungtienensis (90-221 mm in TL and 11.9-134 g in BW) were used to investigate stomach contents, of which 92 (87.6%) individuals contained food. The sample of weatherfishes included 125 individuals (76-203 mm in TL and 3.8 to 74.5 g in BW) which 119 (95.2%) had food. The diet composition (listed by N%, W%, F.O% and IRI) of P. chungtienensis and weatherfishes in Bita Lake is given in . According to the IRI values for P. chungtienensis, algae (Spirogyra and Zygnema) were most important, followed in order by Trichoptera (Philopotamus), Amphipoda (Gammarus bitaensis), and aquatic plants. These four items together represented 97.6% of the food intake. For weatherfishes, the sequence was Amphipoda (Gammarus bitaensis), algae (Spirogyra and Zygnema), and Diptera (larvae of Chironomus). These three items comprised 95.7% of the relative dietary importance. The overlap index of Pianka between P. chungtienensis and weatherfishes was 0.69. According to a study of trophic relationships of fishes in an Ontario temperate lake (), the Ojk value of 0.3 or less was insignificant, and one of 0.7 or more was considered high overlap of prey composition. The PS index of Shorygin between P. chungtienensis and weatherfishes was 79.16%, which is much greater than the critical point of 60% (obvious similarity of prey composition ()). Both the overlap index of Pianka and a modified PS index of Shorygin suggested a high degree of dietary overlap between P. chungtienensis and weatherfishes. FishQuest! Fishing Trip Details - Rio Bita, Colombia
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Betta fish are beautiful and calming to watch. Unlike most tropical fish, Bettas breathe by gulping air from the surface of the water. This allows them to live in non-aerated bowls and aquariums. Male Bettas will fight if kept together, but females can cohabitate in a large aquarium.Bettas are very beautiful and unique-looking . They have brightly colored bodies and long, flowing fins. Like all fish, they are happiest when they’re swimming freely in their natural habitat.The betta’s full name is actually the Siamese fighting fish due to its discovery in Asian rice paddies–areas susceptible to drought and notorious for wagered fish battles. Because of its limited aquatic habitat, bettas developed a lung-like organ that allows them to obtain oxygen through the air, not just by passing water over their gills.The Rio Bita is a clearwater river with a lot of fish. Four peacock patterns, including the rare but feisy Royal Pavon, plus payara, aruana and the occasional sardinata. While the 20-pound monsters are few and far between, the river is teeming with smaller fish, with the occasional 10-15 pound trophies.