Native to Southeast Asia, Asian arowanas inhabit blackwater rivers, slow-moving waters flowing through forested swamps and wetlands.

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The Arowana lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Arowana is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

In the wild, the Arowanas prefers to stay in shallow waters (above five feet deep), near riverbanks and in shaded areas. More

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Arowanas are freshwater bony fish of the family Osteoglossidae, sometimes known as "bonytongues". In this family of fishes, the head is bony and the elongate body is covered by large, heavy scales, with a mosaic pattern of canals. More

The Asian arowana comprises several varieties of freshwater fish in the genus Scleropages. Some sources differentiate these varieties into multiple species, while others consider the different strains to belong to a single species, Scleropages formosus. More

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The Asian Arowana (Scleropages Formosus) is also called the Dragon Fish. It is a great looking fish, having a typically unique shape, scales, and a large mouth. The Arowana closely resembles the mythical, ancient, Chinese Dragon. More

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Common names

Aasianarovana in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Arowana in English
Arowana asijská in Czech (česky)
Aruanã-dourado in Portuguese (Português)
Arwana in English
Asian Arowana in English
asian bonytongue in English
Asiatischer Gabelbart in German (Deutsch)
Asiatisk arowana in Danish (dansk)
Asiatisk arowana in Swedish (Svenska)
Asiatisk bentunga in Swedish (Svenska)
Baju rantai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Baramundi malajský in Czech (česky)
Cá Kim Long in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá R?ng in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Rồng in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá rồng châu Á in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Dragon fish in English
Golden arowana in English
Golden Dragon Fish in English
Ikan siluk in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kelesa in English
Kelesa in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Khayangan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Malayan bonytongue in English
Peyang in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Pez lengüihueso malayo in Spanish (español)
Pla ta pad in Thai (ไทย)
Sclerapages in English
Scléropage d'Asie in French (français)
Scléropage formosus in French (français)
Siluk in Iban
Siluk in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Skleropages in Russian (русский язык)
Sumatranarapaima in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Trey krai in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey tapawt in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
ปลาตะพัด in Thai (ไทย)
美丽硬骨舌鱼(金龙鱼) in Mandarin Chinese
美麗硬骨舌魚(金龍魚) in Mandarin Chinese
아시아아로와나 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Osteoglossidae
Genus : Scleropages
Species : Scleropages formosus
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