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

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River cichlids

The plants in the river

Angelfish

Armored predators

Discusfish

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Apalachicola snapping turtle

Apalachicola snapping turtle

Alligator gar

Alligator gar

Denison barb

Denison barb

Silver flying fox

Silver flying fox

Rainbow shiner

Rainbow shiner

Dwarf Chain Loach

Dwarf Chain Loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Bluefin killifish

Bluefin killifish

Common Bristlenose Catfish

Common Bristlenose Catfish

Dwarf Chain Loach

Dwarf Chain Loach

Facts

LatinAmbastaia sidthimunki
Size6 cm
FoodBottom-living animals, snails and mussels
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Endangered

Threatened by habitat destruction and increased population in the area

LocationNorthern Thailand
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Dwarf Chain Loach live near the bottom in shoals. They have an excellent set of teeth which they use to gnaw their way through the shell of snails and mussels.


Veiled chameleon

African river

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi