Osteoglossidae

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Synonyms for Osteoglossidae

a family of large fishes that live in freshwater

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At present, arowana is among the top imported live fish species in to Sri Lanka to fulfill the growing local demand from aquarium hobbyists.
UK-based solar power company VivoPower International plc and Cayman Islands-based blank check company Arowana Inc.
Arowana is one of the most valuable species in the Asian ornamental trade[2].
Exotic water creatures like the Jelly Fish, Arowana, Asian Arowana, Alligator Gar, Black Ghost, Sting Ray, African Cichids, Doctor fish, Clown, Damsel, Angels, Shrimps, Invertebrates, Lionfish and the Stingray are also available.
Caiman crocodilus) and carnivorous fish such as long-whiskered catfish (Pimelodidae), red-tailed catfish (Phractocephalus hemiliopterus), silver arowana (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum), piraiba (Brachyplatystoma filamentosum) and jau (Paulicea luetkeni) (Ibama, 1989).
Further you dream any kind of fish, in fact it has 4000 varieties of fishes - Butterfly fish, Fighter Fish, Angelfish, Red Parrot, Neon Tetra, Sword Tail, Gold Snail, Discus, Dragon Fish, Zebra Fish, Archer, Silver Arowana, Dalmation Molly and so on and so forth.
Cathy Gannon picked up a oneday ban for careless riding on Arowana in the claimer and is sidelined on December 26, but she bounced back from that disappointment to ride a cracking race on Khajaaly in the 7f handicap.
In the 1980s Dutch ecologists working for the Asian Wetlands Bureau started field visits to Danau Sentarum and recorded the richness of the site, far beyond the already recognized habitat for the arowana fish (Schleropagus formosus) (Giesen 1987).
Rapid isolation of DNA from the mucus of Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus, Osteoglossidae).
A flight attendant arriving in Australia from Vietnam has been found to be carrying 16 highly endangered Asian Arowana fish in his baggage.
The koi virus outbreak is a new worry for the Singaporean koi industry, which has already been hurt by weaker demand due to Singapore's ailing economy and the recent craze over other varieties of ornamental fish, such as the ''flowerhead'' or ''luohan'' over the past two years and now, the arowana.
AT THE first sign of danger--human hands invading a fish tank, for example--baby Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus) dart into their dad's mouth for safety.
Customs agents nabbed the 31-year-old at Los Angeles International Airport, where he was carrying plastic bags filled with fish of the endangered arowana species.