The KNIFE FISH (Notopterus chilata) is distributed over the areas of Thailand, Borneo, Malaysia, India and Sumatra. These fish are one of the strangest-looking tropical fish today owing to the fact that its tail fin looks very much like a knife. Given below are interesting facts about tropical fish – the knife fish.


Knife fish fun facts


  • Knife fish are usually nocturnal although they tend to be active in the day once in a while. They could swim forwards and backwards with the same relative ease.


  • These tropical fish are very flexible and can literally turn in its body length as it changes direction.


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