A Fish So Coveted People Have Smuggled, Kidnapped, and Killed For It — Longreads Blog

 

The Asian arowana or “dragon fish” is protected by the Endangered Species Act and illegal to own in the U.S. But the tropical fish’s status symbol among wealthy buyers has made it the object of a thriving black market.

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