Arawana (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum)

(Cuvier 1829); OSTEOGLOSSIDAE FAMILY; also known as aruanã, arowana, baiano, sulamba, macaco d’áqua
The arawana belongs to a small family of ancient fishes confined to fresh waters in Africa (1 sp), South America (3 sp), and southeastern Asia to Australia (3 sp). While the arawana reaches a respectable 4 ft (118 cm) and 20 lbs (9 kg) another of the “bonytongues” is one of the largest freshwater fishes in the world, the Arapaima, which reaches a weight of 200 kg (440 lb). It inhabits freshwater in northern South America throughout the Amazon river system, where it lives in marginal lagoons a... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
86.0 cm
Sucunduri River, Brazil
18-Oct-2016
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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