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species

Arawana
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Cuvier, 1829)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Osteoglossiformes »  family Osteoglossidae - bonytongues and arapaimas »  genus Osteoglossum

Scientific synonyms

Ischnosoma bicirrhosum Cuvier, 1829
Osteoglossum arowana Jardine, 1841
Osteoglossum bicirrhostum (Cuvier, 1829)
Osteoglossum minus Valenciennes, 1847
Osteoglossum vandelli Cuvier, 1829

Other names

= Aruana
= Silver Arawana

Images

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Ivo Antušek

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Ivo Antušek

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Ivo Antušek

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Klaus Rudloff

juvenile animal

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Klaus Rudloff

skull

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Pavel Zuber

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum - Arawana

Author: Pavel Zuber

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South America: Brazil, French Guiana, Peru

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