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 Malapteruridae
Malapteruridae
Malapteruridae
= ( mahl lap tur RUHR id dee )  

Commonly known as the Electric Catfishes.

There are now 19 species existing in this African family, 16 from the Malapterurus genus and 3 in the Paradoxoglanis genera. Basically a catfish for the experienced and dedicated keeper who knows how to handle a fish that can discharge up to 350 volts in short bursts.

 
COMMON NAMES
 
D
Dwarf Electric Catfish
 
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