Specimen Information

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
Osteoglossum bicirrhosum
(Silver Arowana)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID164889
GroupFishes
GenusOsteoglossum
Speciesbicirrhosum
Common NameSilver Arowana
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityOahu, canals, streams, ponds, reservoirs, drainage ditches, and freshwater marshes
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000004
Map
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Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsAn Osteoglossum species was reported from a freshwater reservoir in 1988-1989 in Oahu, but it did not become established. No specimen collected. Nominally O. bicirrhosum as that species is more commonly imported than O. ferreirai.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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