Freshwater fish in fish market near Rio Amazonas
park with a lake in Nauta
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.
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",...