Taxon profile


Asian Arowana
Scleropages formosus (Müller & Schlegel, 1844)

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

Scientific synonyms

Osteoglossum formosum Schlegel & Müller, 1844

Other names

= Arwana
= Asian Bonytongue
= Dragon Fish
= Golden Arowana
= Golden Dragon Fish
= Kelesa
= Malayan Bonytongue

Endangered EN



Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [6357]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/24183]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Scleropages formosus Schlegel & Müller, 1844]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [20034]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Scleropages formosus (Müller & Schlegel, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Scleropages formosus (Schlegel & Müller, 1839–44)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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