Cetopsis coecutiens

The Cetopsis coecutiens lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Cetopsis coecutiens(3) Close-up of mouth - Click to enlarge - Close-up of mouth Cetopsis coecutiens(4) - Click to enlarge - Cetopsis coecutiens(5) - Click to enlarge More

personal views, Cetopsis coecutiens is not commonly available to the hobbyist. When this unusual catfish is available, expect to pay £20-£25 per fish. More

Identification: Cetopsis coecutiens can be distinguished from all of its congeners by the combination of the presence of an eye, the conical teeth on the vomer and dentary, a body depth greater than 0. More

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Cetopsis coecutiens, (Lichtenstein 1819), Whale Catfish. To about ten inches in length. Here is an ever-active specimen in captivity. http://fishbase.org/Summary/speciesSummary.php?ID=48618&genusname=Cetopsis&speciesname=coecutiens Cetopsis coecutiens, (Lichtenstein 1819), Whale Catfish. To about ten inches in length. More

Cetopsis coecutiens is not a species from Argentina = Silurus coecutiens Lichtenstein, 1819 is not a species from Argentina. Listed by López et al. 2003 as Cetopsis coecutiens (Spix & Agassiz, 1829). remarks (from publication, p. More

Cetopsis coecutiens Spix & Agassiz, 1829, comparison with other cetopsids, and comments on the synapomorphies and phylogenetic position of the Cetopsidae (Teleostei: Siluriformes) Auteur(s) / Author(s) DIOGO Rui ; CHARDON Michel ; VANDEWALLE Pierre ; Résumé / More

Common names

Bagre ciego in Spanish (español)
Candiru in Creole, Portuguese
Candiru-açú in Creole, Portuguese
Ciego in Spanish (español)
Maitovalasmonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Piracatinga in Creole, Portuguese
Piracatinga in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Vampyrmalle in Danish (dansk)
Walwels in German (Deutsch)
鯨鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
鲸鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Cetopsidae
Genus : Cetopsis
Species : Cetopsis coecutiens
Authority : Lichtenstein, 1819