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2009-09-24 15:31:22

Authorities said a woman was arrested in Georgia for allegedly trying to smuggle live endangered fish from Vietnam in bottles of fish sauce. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said inspectors at the Atlanta Jackson Hartsfield International Airport searched the boxes being carried by Bich Phuong Truong Phan of Charlotte, N.C., on her return trip to Charlotte from Vietnam and discovered two bottles appearing to contain fermented fish in fish sauce or paste each also held a live Asian bonytongue...


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Asian Arowana, Scleropages formosus
2013-10-17 08:51:48

The Asian Arowana (Scleropages formosus) comprises several phenotypic varieties of freshwater fish that are distributed geographically across Southeast Asia. As they are native to Southeast Asia, Asian Arowana inhabits blackwater rivers and slow moving water flowing through the forested swamps and wetlands. The adults feed on other fish while the juveniles feed on insects. These popular aquarium fish have special cultural importance in areas that are influenced by the Chinese culture....

Gulf Saratoga, Scleropages jardinii
2009-06-03 12:31:31

The gulf saratoga, Scleropages jardinii, is regarded as a freshwater bony fish that inhabitates Australia. These fish are found in Northern Australia and New Guinea living in fast-moving water and still water. The gulf saratoga is not endangered or threatened. The gulf saratoga has several names such as Australian bonytongue, northern saratoga, toga and barramundi and its scientific name S. jardinii. The fish has also been known as the Australian arowanas and the saratoga (S. leichardti)....

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