Shovelnose catfish

The Shovelnose catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Some shovelnose catfish are good at hiding in the floating watersprite. LA Pic Another three-incher hiding from a kribensis. LA Pic At three inches, they chow on pellets. More

known as the tiger shovelnose catfish in the aquarium hobby, though the species in this genus are relatively easy to confuse. Taxonomy - Pseudoplatystoma is a monophyletic assemblage of catfishes. P. More

Shovelnose Catfish can grow to a length of 1.2m (4ft), although some people claim to have seen them being up to twice that size. When kept in an aquarium though, it is unusual for them to grow any larger than 1m (3.3ft) in length. More

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The Tiger Shovelnose Catfish is not recommended for anyone except serious Catfish lovers who possess big tanks or small ponds with strong filtration, and up to the challenge of handling a moderately difficult fish. More

Tiger shovelnose catfish are originally found in the Amazons in the La Plata, Corintijns, Essequibo, Orinoco and Paraná River basins. They can however today be found in a number of other places around the world where they have been introduced. More

Shovelnose Catfish are Pretty Neat - and Pretty Big - By David A. Lass Q. One of the whiskers of my lima shovelnose catfish branches off at the top, making it look like a "y. More

Shovelnose Catfish is a highly active fish, a tightly covered aquarium should be used to prevent it from jumping out of the tank. More

The Lima Shovelnose Catfish has an elongated body and a long flat head that looks like a shovel. Its back is brown, and the underside is white. More

tiger shovelnose catfish misses his dinner with a bang(actual sound). watch how he locks on to his target(shiner). peacock bass throws him off. More

Common names

Kabombola in Bemba
Kabombola in Unknown
Mafusa in Bemba
Mafusa in Unknown
Mfusu in Bemba
Mfusu in Unknown
Shovelnose catfish in English

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Claroteidae
Genus : Chrysichthys
Species : Chrysichthys sharpii
Authority : Boulenger, 1901