Jaguar catfish

The jaguar catfish is a species of catfish of the family Auchenipteridae.

The Jaguar catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 4.8 - 6.8, dH range: 0 - 12 environment.

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The Jaguar Catfish is a carnivorous fish from South America and gets its name from the cat-like pattern of brown spots on a light colored body. It is a very attractive fish, especially when fully grown. More

Jaguar Catfish prefer to be kept in pairs, male and female when possible. Males are brighter in color than females and have an intermittent organ at the anterior of the anal fin to internally fertilize the eggs within the female before laying. More

The Jaguar catfish (Liosomadoras oncinus) is named after the intangible Jaguar (Panthera onca), and just like its feline namesake, the Jaguar catfish can only be found on the South American continent. More

The Jaguar Catfish is one of the most beautiful catfish, having a brown body and numerous black spots with chocolate brown centers. A light yellow to gold horizontal band runs along the side of the body. Juveniles are more distinctly marked than adults. More

Compatibility: The Jaguar Catfish can be kept in a community tank as long as the other fish are the same size or larger. Breeding: There are no known reports of this fish breeding in Captivity. More

Jaguar catfish is sometimes packed together during transport from South America to North America and Europe, and this normally results in a very high number of fishes dying during transport or shortly after arrival. More

It is possible to house several Jaguar catfishes in the same aquarium if it is large enough, but this calls for a clever aquarium decoration that brake up the aquarium into several different territories. There must also be plenty of hiding spots throughout the aquarium. More

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Jaguar Catfish prefer to be kept in pairs, male and female if possible. back - All contents are copyright More

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Common names

Jaguaarinahkamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Jaguar catfish in English
Jaguarwels in German (Deutsch)
Onca in German (Deutsch)
光体鮠 in Mandarin Chinese
光體鮠 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Auchenipteridae
Genus : Liosomadoras
Species : Liosomadoras oncinus
Authority : Jardine & Schomburgk,1841