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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.

 
IMAGE CONTRIBUTORS
 
Evert Van Ammelrooy @ Semper Tanganyika
Malapterurus tanganyikaensis
 
Hippocampus Bildarchiv
Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus   
Malapterurus microstoma, Malapterurus microstoma
 
Hans van Heusden
Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus
 
Allan James @ ScotCat (Stamp)
Malapterurus barbatus
 
Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library
Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus
 
Frants Lehmann (Stamps)
Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus, Malapterurus electricus
 
Serge Mevellec
Malapterurus microstoma, Malapterurus microstoma
 
Chris Ralph @ The Ralphster Photo Gallery
Malapterurus electricus 
 
Jian Ruilong
Malapterurus microstoma
 
Brian Sidauskas @ Oregone State University
Malapterurus oguensis
 
Aqua Magazine,Thailand
Malapterurus microstoma
 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 









 
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