Spotted sorubim

Hemiplatystoma Bleeker, 1862

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The Spotted sorubim lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

The spotted sorubim is covered with black spots while the tiger sorubim earns its name from the irregular black stripes painted across its back and down to its belly. According to the IGFA, the world record 44 lb. More

Spotted Sorubim Catfish caught from IT Monster Predator Lake in Ratchaburi. Spotted Sorubim Catfish caught from IT Monster Predator Lake in Ratchaburi. Contact us | Terms & Conditions | Links Copyright 2008 FishSiam Co, Ltd. All rights reserved. More

The Spotted Sorubim is a shovel-nosed catfish found throughout the Amazon basin and South America. This member of the Pimelodidae (whiskered catfishes) family of fishes is an aggressive predator inhabiting both running and still water. More

The Spotted Sorubim is a social fish that live in groups they are mainly a nocturnal fish. They can adapt to life in fast slow or still water, they prefer a sandy bottom and seem to avoid silted areas. More

spotted sorubim is outstanding. In the Upper Paran More

Common names

Cambucu in Portuguese (Português)
Catfish in English
Moleque in Portuguese (Português)
Pintado in Portuguese (Português)
Sorubí in Portuguese (Português)
Spotted sorubim in English
Surubí in Spanish (español)
Surubim in Portuguese (Português)
Surubim-pintado in Portuguese (Português)
閃光鴨嘴鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
闪光鸭嘴鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Pimelodidae
Genus : Pseudoplatystoma
Species : Pseudoplatystoma corruscans
Authority : Spix & Agassiz,1829