Chocolate catfish

The Chocolate catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 5.8 - 7.5, dH range: 2 - 20 environment.

The Striped Raphael Catfish or Chocolate Catfish has been a favorite of aquarium enthusiasts for a long time. They are very peaceful and thought to be the nicest of the Thorny Catfish! These are a fun fish to watch as they have a curious nature. More

Chocolate catfish often hides during the day, and comes out to feed at dusk. This catfish emits a talking-like sound when it rubs its pectoral fins against one another. More

flowers and chocolate catfish in licorice streams of copius joy. mobiles of dancing pixies and carousel horses on stixies flower power like the sixties and happy rainbow waves of honesty. More

Common names

Alasawa in Carib
Alasawa in Galibi
Bacu in Portuguese (Português)
Bacu-rebeca in Portuguese (Português)
Chocolate catfish in English
Chocolate doradid in English
Corome in Other
Graviola in Portuguese (Português)
Hvidstribet tornmalle in Danish (dansk)
Juovaokamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kiri kiri in Portuguese (Português)
Kölmal in Swedish (Svenska)
Liniendornwels in German (Deutsch)
Okye okye in Oyampi
Okye okye in South American Indian (Other)
Raphael catfish in English
Rego rego in Spanish (español)
Roque roque in Portuguese (Português)
Sierra rayada in Spanish (español)
Silure rayé in French (français)
Soké in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Soké in Djuka
Striped raphael catfish in English
Urutu in Portuguese (Português)
Yaranira in Portuguese (Português)
平囊鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
平囊鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
泽生平囊鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
澤生平囊鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
齒平囊鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
齿平囊鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Doradidae
Genus : Platydoras
Species : Platydoras costatus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758