Phractocephalus hemioliopterus

Bloch & Schneider, 1801

(Type species)
Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
Classification
Family
Synonyms
Banana Catfish
Cajaro (span.)
Guacamayo Bagre
Pejije Torre
Pez Torre
Phractocephalus bicolor
Pirarara (port.)
Red-tailed Catfish
Redtail Catfish
Rotflossen-Antennenwels
Rtc (Abkürzung)
Silurus hemioliopterus
South American Red Tailed Catfish
Length (total)
approx.  130 cm
Temperature in °C
24 - 30 °C
pH:
5.5 - 7.5

Origin
Amazonas-Einzug, Orinoco-Einzug
Brazil, Bolivia, Ecuador, Guyana, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru
 
Nutrition
Eats plants
unknown
Bred
yes
 
 
 
Information for export
Not on the positive list of Brazil in 2012: The positive list of Brazil
last seen on a
german stock list
29/September/2018
Pic. 2: Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
Pic. 2: Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
Pic. 2: Phractocephalus hemioliopterus vom Rio Solimoes bei Anori
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