Spiny catfish

The Spiny catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.5, dH range: 4 - 25 environment.

Spiny catfish ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Acanthodoras cataphractus ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 10 - 12 cm ( More

(23 centimeter) catfish, and a spiny catfish oozing a milky poison from its skin. The U.S. and Canada contain approximately 40 species of catfish. South America has about 1,200 different catfish species, roughly half the world’s total. In Guyana alone there may be as many as 300. More

thick-skinned spiny catfish so defaulted to the standard order of operations without much thought. It's probably rare to skin farm-raised catfish; certainly I'd only done it once before. More

Common names

Bacu in Portuguese (Português)
Bagre hueso in Spanish (español)
Baiacu in Portuguese (Português)
Cron cron dilé in Creole, French
Cron cron dilé in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Daqueiro in Portuguese (Português)
Gemeiner Dornwels in German (Deutsch)
Kirjo-okamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kronkron dilé in Other
Palakta in South American Indian (Other)
Palakta in Wayana
Rebeca in Portuguese (Português)
Silure cataphracte in French (français)
Spiny catfish in English
talking catfish in English
棘鯰(刺陶樂鯰) in Mandarin Chinese
棘鲶(刺陶乐鲶) in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Doradidae
Genus : Acanthodoras
Species : Acanthodoras cataphractus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758