Also known as Amazonian Catfish, Armored Catfish, Atipa Bosco, Brown Hoplo, Hassar, South American Catfish.
Found in schools, over quiet, shallow areas, on soft bottoms, of stagnant drainage ditches, rivers, streams, and swamps. An invasive catfish first found in Florida in 1995!
They feed nocturnally on crustaceans, insects, and detritus.
Length - 26cm
Depth - 1-?m
Widespread South America
A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish are able to breathe air intestinally and takes air 1 to 45 times per hour Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/Hoplosternum-littorale.html