Our animals

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Northern lakes and seas

The ocean

Tropical rivers and lakes

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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

Neon tetra

Arowana

Philippines crocodile

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River cichlids

The plants in the river

Angelfish

Armored predators

Discusfish

Poison Frog

African river

Archerfish

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Banded archerfish

Banded archerfish

Smallscale archerfish

Smallscale archerfish

West African mud turtle

West African mud turtle

Paraguay pleco

Paraguay pleco

Bala Shark

Bala Shark

Bala Shark

Bala Shark

Facts

LatinBalantiocheilos melanopterus
Size35 cm
FoodBottom-dwelling animals and phytoplankton
HabitatRivers and lakes
IUCN

Endangered

LocationMalay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and Thailand
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Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi