Asterophysus batrachus

Asterophysus batrachus, the Gulper Catfish, is a species of catfish of the family Auchenipteridae.

The Asterophysus batrachus lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Asterophysus batrachus(3) Close-up of head - Click to enlarge - Close-up of head Asterophysus batrachus(4) - Click to enlarge - Asterophysus batrachus(5) Close-up of extended mouth - Click to enlarge More

Asterophysus batrachus, the Gulper Catfish, is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Auchenipteridae. It is the only species of the genus Asterophysus. This species originates from the Orinoco and Rio Negro basins of Venezuela and Brazil. More

Asterophysus batrachus = Showing the Salmon shaped mouth Back to Family page Back to Species page More

Asterophysus batrachus? Gulper catfish have been named very accordingly because the literally can swallow something close to the size of there own body. More

Asterophysus batrachus reportedly has an ability to inflate its body much like a puffer when distressed. I saw one of my fish do this recently. More

The Gulper driftwood catfish, Asterophysus batrachus, has an enormous mouth and is capable of swallowing prey fishes that are massive in relation to its own size. it opens its mouth and the prey swims in. More

Asterophysus batrachus on Fish Mapper TSN 679638 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

The catfish Asterophysus batrachus (Auchenipteridae) has a huge mouth gape and is able to ingest very large prey. However, how it catches and positions such prey in its stomach remains unrecorded. We studies the predatory behaviour of A. More

Asterophysus batrachus in the south burbs. I have 2 and am considering getting rid of 1 just because, no real reason, just dont really need 2. $400 pretty firm. More

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Common names

Bagre sapo in Spanish (espaƱol)

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Auchenipteridae
Genus : Asterophysus
Species : Asterophysus batrachus
Authority : Kner, 1858