Lophiosilurus alexandri

This fish originates from the São Francisco River in Brazil.

The Lophiosilurus alexandri lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.2, dH range: 5 - 15 environment.

Lophiosilurus alexandri is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Pseudopimelodidae, and the only species of the monotypic genus Lophiosilurus. More

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Common names

Alexanders Breitmaulfisch in German (Deutsch)
Krottimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pacamã in Portuguese (Português)
Pacamão in Portuguese (Português)

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Pseudopimelodidae
Genus : Lophiosilurus
Species : Lophiosilurus alexandri
Authority : Steindachner, 1876