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  Flowerhorn (male)

 

Thailand

The Flowerhorn, a fish belonging to the family of Cichlidae, in Thai known as pla moh sih. It is also referred to by its Chinese name luohan.

 

It resembles Shou (fig.), the Chinese god of longevity and a member of the Three Star Gods (fig.), who also has a hump on his head (fig.).

 

  Flowerhorn (male)