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Chinese man cooks and eats his pet arowana after it dies, says it’s ‘most expensive fish’ he’s ever eaten

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  • A man in Henan, China, decided to steam cook his pet arowana, a type of freshwater fish, after it died, feeling it would be a “waste.”
  • He purportedly bought the fish three years ago, and it grew from 10 centimeters (approximately 3.9 inches) to about 30 to 40 centimeters (11.8 to 15.7 inches) long.
  • After the tank’s water pump malfunctioned for five hours, the arowana died.
  • The man described the fish as being fresh and tender while describing it as “the most expensive fish” he has ever eaten.

Feeling that it would be a waste, a man in Henan, China, decided to steam cook and eat his pet silver arowana, describing it as “the most expensive fish” he has eaten.

In a viral video uploaded to Weibo on Friday, the man is seen cooking his once-pet fish, adding various ingredients to a pot including green onions and potatoes. Arowanas are a type of bony freshwater fish and can often cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars.