Silver Arawana

Scientific name 
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
Silver Arowana

Animal facts:

  • This fish can weigh up to 6kg and can reach up to 90cm long.
  • It can adapt to low oxygen environments.

What they eat: Large insects and spiders, which it can jump out of the water to reach; small fish.

Habitat: Freshwater riversm flooded forests and oxbow lakes.

Where they live: The Amazon River basin, Rupununi and Oyapock Rivers.

Class
Actinopterygii
Family
Osteoglossidae