Duckbill catfish

The Duckbill catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.8, dH range: 20 environment.

The Duckbill Catfish, Sorubim lima, is a predator of large South American rivers. The age and growth of S. lima were studied based on the pectoral fin-spines of samples collected from the Cuiab More

Common names

bagre in Spanish (español)
Bico de pato in Portuguese (Português)
Bico-de-pato in Portuguese (Português)
Blanquillo in Spanish (español)
Boca-de-chinelo in Portuguese (Português)
Cabo de hacha paleta in Portuguese (Português)
Catfish in English
Cucharón in Spanish (español)
Duckbill catfish in English
Jurupensém in Portuguese (Português)
Lapamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Lima shovelnose in English
Paletón in Spanish (español)
Shiripira in Spanish (español)
Shovel-nosed catfish in English
Spademalle in Danish (dansk)
Spatelwels in German (Deutsch)
鏟吻油鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
铲吻油鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Pimelodidae
Genus : Sorubim
Species : Sorubim lima
Authority : Bloch & Schneider, 1801