Black Cachama or Cherna / Tambaqui (Macropomum)
The Black Cachama is very similar to the Cachama in anatomical conformation, eating habits and geographical distribution.
Larger than its white sister, this fish has been compared with an underwater truck for its strength and volume. His powerful bite has broken hooks and lines. It is among the 5 major sport fish in the Orinoco with Payara, Real Sardinata, Yamu and Tucunaré.