Baku Zoological Park

Silver arowana

Size and weight

2,5 kg
120 cm


Although they feed mainly on fish, they are especially fond of catching large insects.

Life Span

6-7 years


Females lay several large eggs

Conservation status

Requires little care

Found in South America

Adults can grow up to 120 cm in length. They usually hunt near water surfaces and feed mainly on fish, although they also eagerly snatch large insects. When hunting for insects, they can leap out of the water up to several meters.