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Family: Osteoglossidae Arowanas



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Arawana South America 90 TL 1829
Osteoglossum ferreirai Black arawana South America 90 TL 1966
Scleropages formosus Asian bonytongue Asia 90 TL 1840
Scleropages inscriptus Asia 2012
Scleropages jardinii Australian bonytongue Asia and Oceania 100 SL 1892
Scleropages leichardti Southern saratoga Oceania 100 SL 1864



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