bonytongues

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  • Two families of freshwater fish have ancient origins: the arowana or bonytongues, and the Queensland lungfish.
  • Arapaimidae is a family of freshwater osteoglossiform fishes known as the bonytongues.
  • Arowanas are freshwater bony fish of the family Osteoglossidae, also known as bonytongues (the latter name is now often reserved for Arapaimidae).
  • The arapaima, pirarucu, or paiche (genus Arapaima) is a genus of bonytongues native to the Amazon and Essequibo basins of South America.