Striped Glass Catfish (Kryptopterus macrocephalus)

Also known as Asian Catfish, East Indies Glass Catfish, False Glass Catfish, Glass Cat, Mottled Glass Catfish, Poor Man's Glass Catfish, Tawny Glass Catfish

Description

Also known as Asian Catfish, East Indies Glass Catfish, False Glass Catfish, Glass Cat, Mottled Glass Catfish, Poor Man's Glass Catfish, Tawny Glass Catfish.

Found in schools over shaded areas of peat swamp forests and blackwater rivers, streams and swamps with lots of debris cover.
They feed on crustaceans, fish, invertebrates and plants.
Length - 9cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Asia


Siluridae can often be found in the aquarium trade. The family also includes one of the largest freshwater fish. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/11991

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