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Phractocephalus sp. hybrid (2)

Image contributors to this species:

Chris Ralph (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

   All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

As far as we know, this is a hybrid cross between Phractocephalus hemioliopterus (Redtail Cat) and a Pseudoplatystoma species, possibly P. corruscans, but more than likely P. tigrinum. Hybrid: The progeny of two individuals belonging to different species; the progeny of two individuals belonging to different subspecies of the same species are not hybrids.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Pimelodidaeycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: also found in Asia, mainly Thailand.

Size:

90cm. ( 3ft. ) but could reach 110cm (4ft)

Temp:

20-26°C (67-79°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

 

 

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                                                                                               updated = September 21, 2017 © ScotCat 1997-2017