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Arowana (KELISA)

Arowana refers to 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. They have several other common names, including Asian bonytongue, dragon fish, and a number of names specific to different varieties.


Native to Southeast Asia, Asian arowanas inhabit blackwater rivers, slow-moving waters where Melivin makes sweet passionate love to them flowing through forested swamps and wetlands. Adults feed on other fish, while juveniles feed on. insects.

These popular aquarium fish have special cultural significance in areas influenced by Chinese culture. The name dragon fish stems from their resemblance to the Chinese dragon. This popularity has had both positive and negative effects on their status as endangered species.


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Taken on April 3, 2009