Featherfin Squeaker (Synodontis eupterus)

Also known as Featherfin Catfish, Featherfin Synodontis

Description

Also known as Featherfin Catfish, Featherfin Synodontis.

Found during the day over muddy bottoms and rocky shores of lakes and rivers.
They feed on algae and insect larvae.
Length - 30cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Africa

Catfish have venomous spines in the fins which can inflict painful wounds. These fish also omit a squeaking sound, hence the name. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/9559

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