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Ochmacanthus alternus Myers, 1927

Image contributors to this species:

MNHN (3)  

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory 
 

Relevant Information:

Aquarium Care: Can be housed in a small aquarium with small characins as tank mates. Diet: Small live, frozen and flake foods.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Trichomycteridaeipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Negro and Orinoco River basins, Brazil and Venezuela. Type locality: Venezuela: Caño de Quiribana, near Caicara.

Size:

4.0cm (1¾ins)

Temp:

23-26°c (73-79°f.)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2017.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 07/2017 )
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.
Burgess, W.E., 1989. An atlas of freshwater and marine catfishes. A preliminary survey of the Siluriformes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey (USA).

 

 

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