12-12-2011, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by krish
wow..I am no fish expert at all, but it kinda looks like a bichir...thats pretty cool! (feel free to correct me anyone)
Thanks for your answer! I am no fish expert either and yes the pattern on the fish, combined with the more dorsal eyes looks like a bichir. But this one has two distinct dorsal fins and a tail fin (unlike most bichir which have a long dorsal fin merging with the tail). It is swimming around more now, I guess it needed some time to adjust. I also noticed that it can swim and stand straight up. Also, I noticed that it has a (third) "ventral wing" underneath on which it can rest. You can see better on this new picture. It measures about 7cm.