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Noun1.Osteoglossidae - a family of large fishes that live in freshwater; includes bandfish and bonytongues
fish family - any of various families of fish
Order Osteoglossiformes, Osteoglossiformes - teleost fish with bony tongues
genus Scleropages, Scleropages - a genus of large freshwater fishes of Australia and Borneo
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At today's plea hearing, the prosecutor told the Court that, had the case proceeded to trial, the Government's evidence would have proven that the Asian Arowana is listed as an endangered species and that the importation of the fish into the United States is prohibited without an importation permit.
Finally, something specifically worth mentioning is that DSNP represents the only protected site, within the known range of the valuable and rare "red-phase" Arowana (Scleropages formosus), a species which is CITES I listed, IUCN threat listed, and nationally protected.
Group B: ETA Ascon, HSBC B, Fedex, Arowana Consultings.
This includes the Arowana (Scleropages formosus), a key conservation species, which now appears to be largely restricted to remote swamp forest areas due to high fishing pressure elsewhere in the lake basin.
One obvious example from the 1990s of over-exploitation at DSNP is the rare and valuable arowana or siluk (Scleropagesformosus).
A large (50-60cm), reddish-golden colored Asian Arowana can sell for as much as several hundred US dollars in the lake area, and be worth more than US$1,000 (or even US$ 5,000) by the time it is sold in Jakarta.
Dulsco Corporate tournament: HSBC 'B' bt Arowana Consulting by two runs.
Judge O'Toole also ordered HUYNH to pay a fine of $2,000 for knowingly importing Asian Arowana fish, commonly known as "dragon fish", which are native to Thailand and Southeast Asia.
One new cause, not mentioned by previous observers, was that fires were ignited to facilitate the capture of the red-phase Arowana fish (Scleropages formosus), a valuable, and now rare, ornamental fish.
Dulsco SC defeated Emrill Services by five wickets while ETA Ascon recorded their second victory trouncing Arowana Consulting by eight wickets.
In Malaysia, the Arowana are well known to breed successfully at Bukit Merah.
The subsidiary Yihai Kerry serves as one of China's largest grain and oil processing groups, with soybean market share above 10%, covering Arowana, Ingot Orchid and other brands, of which, Arowana is the edible oil brand with the most complete oil varieties in China.