Top 10 Most Expensive Fish
Flathead Perch: is found in the reefs of Australia and costs about $5,000 to own. These perch are also known as Rainfordia opercularis.
Bladefin Basslet: found in the Atlantic Ocean. This is the smallest animal on our list. Bladefins only reach about one and a half inches in length.
Golden Basslet:They are found near Cuba. Unlike other basslets, goldens are not primarily purple, but obviously golden orange, with some purple and black markings as well.
Golden Alligator Gar:costs around $7,000. They usually grow to about six feet in the wild and are a bright golden yellow-orange.
Wrought Iron Butterflyfish:Native to Japan, this animal is named for its unusual metallic appearance, which looks like crosshatched iron fencing.
Platinum Alligator Gar:Overfishing has decreased their habitat, so these are mostly found in the southern United States and parts of Mexico.
Masked Angelfish: The name comes from the colored markings around their eye, which may be yellow, black, or purple, depending on the type. They are found in the depths off Kauai in Hawaii.
Clarion Angelfish:This beautiful saltwater specimen primarily found off the coast of Mexico is bright orange with electric blue stripes.
Neptune Grouper:Cephalopholis igarashiensis is known by several other names, including the garish hind, goldbar grouper, and the Japanese cod.
Platinum Arowana: or Asian Arowana or Scleropages formosus, sometimes incorrectly referred to as a Dragon Fish, sells for $400,000,