Underwater

Underwater

ITS–The Blue-girdled Angelfish (Euxiphipops  navarchus), called in Indonesian Ikan Piyama, looks so similar  to a Napoleon fish that non-experts easily mistake it for the Napoleon. As similar as their body shape may be wide and rather “horrible” they ...

ITS–The Moorish Idol (Zanclus cornutus) is locally  called Ikan Bendera or Flag Fish for its tail  and extremely long third spine of its dorsal fin which resembles a pennant. The body has a white to yellowish background colour ...

ITS–The Gourami (Osphronemus goramy) is a freshwater tropical species which can be found  from India to the Malay Peninsula and Indonesia. The species (reaching up to 60 cm long) has an oval-shaped, strongly compressed body with a small ...

ITS–The Red Arowana (Scleropages formosus) is an ancient, endangered  species which is protected by a 1980 govermental law prohibiting the collecting and selling of the species. However, it is now widely cultivated and exported through a quota basis ...