Some of the more frequently asked questions of Capt. Peacock about fishing Brazil’s Amazon deal with mosquitoes. Potential visitors are worried that they will eaten alive and or contract a host of communicable diseases such as Malaria or Yellow Fever. (more…)
Capt. Peacock Yachts & Expeditions announced earlier this week that it has joined the US Chamber of Commerce.
Started by President William Taft in April 1912, the United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC) is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses. Members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations.
Capt. Peacock Yachts & Expeditions owner Leonardo Leao explained his company’s joining saying, “Like the US Chamber of Commerce, Capt. Peacock believes in job creation and opportunities and know that America a great place for both. We are proud to be a Texas entity and proud to now belong to this great national organization.”
Of the three species of peacock bass found in Amazônia, the butterfly (Cichla ocellaris) is by far the most attractive.
Also known as pavón mariposa, pavón amarillo, marichapa or pavón tres estrellas, and tucunare, the butterfly is yellowish green in color with three dark yellow-fringed eyespots along the lateral midsection. (more…)