genus Scleropages


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Noun1.genus Scleropages - a genus of large freshwater fishes of Australia and Borneo
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Osteoglossidae, Osteoglossidae - a family of large fishes that live in freshwater; includes bandfish and bonytongues
Australian bonytongue, northern barramundi, Scleropages jardinii - a species of large fish found in Australian rivers
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The genus Scleropages was described by Albert Gunther for Scleropages leichhardti Gunther 1864, the first known osteoglossoid fish from the Australian Region.
It is related to the other two Australian arowana in the genus Scleropages and is the only representative of this species in Southeast Asia [7].