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Arawana

What

Silver Arawana Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

Observer

kokhuitan

Date

September 12, 2008 05:09 AM SGT

Description

Silver Arawana at Sungei Buloh ©Tan KH

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tobler

Date

February 3, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

silver arowana Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

Observer

mthieme

Date

January 18, 2014

Place

Leticia, Colombia (Google, OSM)

Description

Freshwater fish in fish market near Rio Amazonas

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 22, 2005

Description

park with a lake in Nauta

Photos / Sounds

What

Asian arowana Scleropages formosus

Observer

sterling

Date

August 31, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Asian arowana. Seen in a fresh water pond in a public park. Lots of koi there but this fellow really stood out. Sorry about the bad pics only had an iphone. It was much more recognizable in person without all the glare. Not sure on the variety as there seam to be a few types of Asian arowana. probably a dumped pet.

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Description from Wikipedia

Arowanas are freshwater bony fish of the family Osteoglossidae, also known as bonytongues. In this family of fish, the head is bony and the elongate body is covered by large, heavy scales, with a mosaic pattern of canals. The dorsal and the anal fins have soft rays and are long based, while the pectoral and ventral fins are small. The name "bonytongues" is derived from a toothed bone on the floor of the mouth, the "tongue",...

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