Also known as African Arowana, Nile Arowana.
Found in freshwater flood plains, river basins and swamps.
They feed on plankton.
Length - 100cm
Depth - 1-?m
The name "bonytongues" is derived from a toothed bone on the floor of the mouth, the "tongue", equipped with teeth that bite against teeth on the roof of the mouth. The arowana is a facultative air breather and can obtain oxygen from air by sucking it into its swim bladder.