Brachyplatystoma filamentosum

Lichtenstein, 1819
Brachyplatystoma filamentosum aus Peru
Classification
Family
 
Group
Synonyms
Brachyplatystoma goeldii
Kumakuma
Pimelodus filamentosus
Piraiba (Brasilien)
Piratinga piraaiba
Platystoma affine
Platystoma gigas
Sorubimichthys gigas
Tiger-Antennenwels
Length (total)
approx.  350 cm
Origin
Amazonas-Einzug
Brazil, Peru
 
Nutrition
Eats plants
unknown
Bred
unknown
 
 
 
Information for export
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012
last seen on a
german stock list
11/June/2018
Additional literature
  • Lichtenstein, M.H.C., 1819 "Ueber einige neue Arten von Fischen aus der Gattung Silurus" (Zoologisches Magazin)
Internet sources
Pic. 2: Brachyplatystoma filamentosum aus Peru
Pic. 2: Brachyplatystoma filamentosum aus Peru
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