Fish hobbyists, meet the Paddle fish
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Fish Hobbyist and other collectors of exotic and rare freshwater fish may be happy to learn that the paddlefish is a now a new member of the over 3,000 species of river monster family at Las Farolas on Frontera Verde Drive beside Tiendesitas, Ortigas Ave., Pasig City. A member of the Polyodontidae family, the paddlefish, also known as "spoonbill," "Spoonies," "spoonbill Catfish," Spade Fish," and "shove Fish," is a primitive Chondrostean ray-finned fish distinguish by its large mouth and elongated, spatula-like snout, called a rostrum which accounts for about one third of its total body length.
Fish hobbyists, meet the paddlefish. (2014, February 12). Malaya Business Insight, p. B8.
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