Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus)

Also known as Redtailed Catfish

Description

Also known as Redtailed Catfish.

Found on the bottoms of freshwater lakes, rivers and streams of the Amazon and Orinoco River Basins.
They feed on crabs, fish and fruits.
Length - 60cm
Depth - ?m
South America - Amazon and Orinoco River Basins

Common in the Aquarium trade.
These fish also omit a squeaking sound, hence the name. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/phractocephalus-hemioliopterus.html

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