Our animals

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Northern lakes and seas

The ocean

Tropical rivers and lakes

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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

The flooded rainforest

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River life

The plants in the river

River deep

Armored predators

Conservation of species

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Alligator snapping turtle

Alligator snapping turtle

Alligator gar

Alligator gar

Pumpkinseed

Pumpkinseed

Bluefin killifish

Bluefin killifish

Denison barb

Denison barb

Florida crayfish

Florida crayfish

Flying fox

Flying fox

Dwarf Chain Loach

Dwarf Chain Loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Spotted green hillstream loach

Common bristlenose catfish

Common bristlenose catfish

Banded darter

Banded darter

Southern redbelly dace

Southern redbelly dace

Southern redbelly dace

Southern redbelly dace

Southern redbelly dace

Southern redbelly dace

Red shiner

Red shiner

Everglades pygmy sunfish

Everglades pygmy sunfish

Dwarf Chain Loach

Dwarf Chain Loach

Facts

LatinAmbastaia sidthimunki
Size6 cm
FoodBottom-living animals, snails and mussels
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Endangered

Threatened by habitat destruction and increased population in the area

LocationNorthern Thailand
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Dwarf Chain Loach live near the bottom in shoals. They have an excellent set of teeth which they use to gnaw their way through the shell of snails and mussels.


California kingsnake

River pool

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi