Silver Arowana, Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
Adult arowanas are silvery, while juveniles have a blue glint. They have very large scales and a huge oblique mouth.
Did You Know?
Arowanas have the ability to jump out of the water to catch their prey.
Arowana primarily eat fish at the surface, but will also supplement with insects and crustaceans.
Can grow to 47 inches, and weigh more than 13 pounds
Amazon River Basin, Rupununi and Oyapock Rivers
Not listed on any CITES appendix, but a drop in numbers has Brazilian authorities concerned.
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