Silver Arowana Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana head
The Silver Arowana is native to the Amazon basin and surrounding deep waters. It can reach around a metre in length and weigh some 6 kg.
Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana with Tinfoil Barb and Terrapin
In deep water depleted in oxygen, it is able to supplement intake by surfacing and breathing air through its mouth (to a modified swim bladder like lung tissue).
Silver Arowana mouth
Silver Arowana head
Silver Arowana face
It has an upturned mouth as it takes large insects on the water surface or leaps up to 2 metres (6 feet) out of the water to prey on insects, small birds, bats and even marmosets.
Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana
A strange long triangular shape with prominent scales, it is closely related to the smaller Black Arowana also of the Amazon Basin.
Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana
Silver Arowana
It is sometimes called the Silver Dragonfish and is more distantly related to the Boneytongue Dragonfish, which is sometimes referred to as the "Golden/Asian Arowana".