Hemibagrus wyckii

This species originates in Asia from Thailand to Indonesia.

The Hemibagrus wyckii lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

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Hemibagrus wyckii is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Bagridae. It is occasionally called the crystal eyed catfish. More

The body of Hemibagrus wyckii is described as being depressed and broad, and the head is also described as being extremely depressed and broad. The dorsal fin spine is described as being well ossified and long with between 10 and 12 serrations on the posterior edge. More

in the aquatic trade, and Hemibagrus wyckii is no exception. To describe it as a lunatic would not be far from the truth. More

Company: Hemibagrus wyckii (Crystal eyed catfish) becomes increasingly aggressive with age and will attack and kill any living creature it shares an aquarium with. They should therefore be kept alone or with other large aggressive fishes in very large aquarium and ponds. More

and third place to the Crystal Eyed Catfish, Hemibagrus wyckii who was also among the trophies last year and still looking fearsome!. My personal favourite this year was the "Slopehead Catfish" Ageneiosus magoi, the contrasting black and white pattern was very impressive. More

wyckioides and Hemibagrus wyckii are the two members of this genus imported as aquarium fish. This species will rearrange decorations in the aquarium. These fish are not picky and will eat a variety of fish foods. More

Common names

Baung burai in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Cá lang in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Hemibagrus wyckii in Catalan (Català)
Kot dong in Thai (ไทย)
Mustajuovamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pa goht mahw in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa goht mahw in Laotian
Pa kheung in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa kheung in Laotian
Pa kot mo in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa kot mo in Laotian
Pla kot dum in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kot kaew in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kot keow in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kot khang mhor in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kot kheow in Thai (ไทย)
Trey chhlang thmor in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
ปลากดข้างหม้อ in Thai (ไทย)
ปลากดดำ in Thai (ไทย)
ปลากดเขี้ยว in Thai (ไทย)
ปลากดแก้ว in Thai (ไทย)
威氏半鱨 in Mandarin Chinese
威氏半鲿 in Mandarin Chinese
威氏鱯 in Mandarin Chinese
威氏鳠 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Bagridae
Genus : Hemibagrus
Species : Hemibagrus wyckii
Authority : Bleeker, 1858