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Family: Osteoglossidae Arowanas



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6 species (see list below)

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Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum (Cuvier, 1829)

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
[Arawana]

Photo by Landines, M.

South America
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Osteoglossum ferreirai Kanazawa, 1966

Photo by Landines, M.
 
Osteoglossum ferreirai
[Black arawana]

Photo by Tursinah, N.

Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Scleropages formosus (Müller & Schlegel, 1844)

Photo by Tursinah, N.
 
Scleropages formosus
[Asian bonytongue]
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Asia

 
Scleropages inscriptus
[]

Photo by Sheremetyev, I.

Asia and Oceania
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Scleropages jardinii (Saville-Kent, 1892)

Photo by Sheremetyev, I.
 
Scleropages jardinii
[Australian bonytongue]

Photo by Poole, S.

Oceania
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Scleropages leichardti Günther, 1864

Photo by Poole, S.
 
Scleropages leichardti
[Spotted bonytongue]
6 Species of Family Osteoglossidae
(Arowanas)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1829 Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Arawana South America 90 TL
1966 Osteoglossum ferreirai Black arawana South America 90 TL
1844 Scleropages formosus Asian bonytongue Asia 90 TL
2012 Scleropages inscriptus Asia
1892 Scleropages jardinii Australian bonytongue Asia and Oceania 100 SL
1864 Scleropages leichardti Spotted bonytongue Oceania 100 SL



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