Tatia galaxias

The Tatia galaxias lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Tatia galaxias is a nicely marked catfish, as most of this genus are, and sometimes difficult to identify to species. Tatia aulopygia and Tatia intermedia are the two species that come to mind in this I.D. More

Tatia galaxias Mees, 1974 - add this species to your "My Cats" page. Common Name(s) Milky Way Woodcat Type Locality Caño de Quiribana into Río Orinoco, Venezuela. More

Tatia galaxias, endemic to the Orinoco river basin, is distinguished by its large eye and short snout. More

Common names

Milchstraßen-Trugdornwels in German (Deutsch)
Tähtitatia in Finnish (suomen kieli)
乳色特鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
乳色特鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Auchenipteridae
Genus : Tatia
Species : Tatia galaxias
Authority : Mees, 1974