Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus)

Also known as: Asian bonytongue, golden arowana, golden dragon fish, kelesa
  
French: Scléropage D'Asie, Scléropage Formosus
Spanish: Pez Lengüihueso Malayo
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderOsteoglossiformes
FamilyOsteoglossidae
GenusScleropages (1)

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2).

Information on the Asian arowana is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (September, 2008)
    http://www.cites.org