Fish belong to the vast kingdom of animals as water living vertebrates. Nature has made thousands of different species of fish with many vibrant and beautiful designs on their skin and modeled them into different structures. Collectors love to buy unique characteristics and will pay any price to buy creatures of their interest. Here’s a list of the top 10 most expensive fish.
10. Clarion Angelfish – $2,500
Clarion is a unique and beautiful fish. It lives in the Pacific Ocean. It has an orange shade body outlined with luminous blue color.
9. Wrought Iron Butterflyfish – $2,700
Butterflyfish is one of the most beautiful fish as it has a beautiful pattern of colors similar to a butterfly. It eats plankton and algae and is found in the Pacific Ocean.
8. Australian Flathead Perch – $5,000
It is a beautiful and rare species that belongs to the family of basslet. It has a mixture of different colors such as white, orange and blue.
7. Neptune Grouper – $6,000
Neptune is a marvelous fish that belongs to the grouper family. It can grow up to several feet in length. It is mostly found in Asia.
6. Golden Basslet – $8,000
The Golden Basslet is one of the most beautiful fish. It has an alluring honeycomb pattern with golden and white shades. It is a tiny fish and lives along the reef in seas.
5. Bladefin Basslet – $10,000
The Basslet is a beautiful tiny fish that lives in depth at the reefs of the ocean. The fish has vibrant shades of red and orange along with white color and looks so much beautiful.
4. Masked Angelfish – $20,000
The angelfish is mainly found on Hawaii island. Its habitat is a reef and is the best fish to keep in reef aquariums. The fish has an elegant white body covered with a black mask. Although it is not colorful yet its simple patterns and colors make it simple and attractive simultaneously.
3. Peppermint Angelfish – $30,000
Peppermint fish is also known as Centropyge Boyle and belongs to the angelfish family and its main habitat is Reefs. The fish has a vibrant red/orange color with vertical beautiful white strips.
2. Freshwater Polka Dot Stingray – $100,000
Stingray is a beautiful oval-shaped fish covered with white dots on black colored skin. It is also known as Xingu River Ray as it is originated in Brazils Xingu River. It is a strong predator and usually is kept alone in aquariums.
1. Platinum Arowana – $400,000
The platinum color of Arowana has evolved as a result of gene mutation and it became the most wanted fish. It has beautiful silver scales and a sleek structure that can grow up to 7 feet in length.