Osteoglossidae

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Osteoglossidae

[‚äs·tē·ō′gläs·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The bony tongues, a family of actinopterygian fishes in the order Osteoglossiformes.
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"Our vision at Arowana is to be the transformation partner of choice for businesses that want to address the challenges of today's digital world.
But the Asian arowana is not your average pet store fish.
UK-based solar power company VivoPower International plc and Cayman Islands-based blank check company Arowana Inc.
Arowana is one of the most valuable species in the Asian ornamental trade[2].
The different colour varieties of the Asian arowana Scleropages formosus (Osteoglossidae) are distinct species: morphologic and genetic evidences.
Further you dream any kind of fish, in fact it has 4000 varieties of fishes - Butterfly fish, Fighter Fish, Angelfish, Red Parrot, Neon Tetra, Sword Tail, Gold Snail, Discus, Dragon Fish, Zebra Fish, Archer, Silver Arowana, Dalmation Molly and so on and so forth.
Cathy Gannon picked up a oneday ban for careless riding on Arowana in the claimer and is sidelined on December 26, but she bounced back from that disappointment to ride a cracking race on Khajaaly in the 7f handicap.
In the 1980s Dutch ecologists working for the Asian Wetlands Bureau started field visits to Danau Sentarum and recorded the richness of the site, far beyond the already recognized habitat for the arowana fish (Schleropagus formosus) (Giesen 1987).
Successful extractions of sufficient quantities of genomic DNA from surface mucous of freshwater fishes have been reported for Saline trutta fario (brown trout), Esox lucius (northern pike) (Livia et al., 2006) and Scleropages formosus (Asian arowana) (Chansue, 2006), providing an experimental model for large pelagic species.
A flight attendant arriving in Australia from Vietnam has been found to be carrying 16 highly endangered Asian Arowana fish in his baggage.
The koi virus outbreak is a new worry for the Singaporean koi industry, which has already been hurt by weaker demand due to Singapore's ailing economy and the recent craze over other varieties of ornamental fish, such as the ''flowerhead'' or ''luohan'' over the past two years and now, the arowana.