Ghost Catfish

The type locality from which it was described is the primary stream of the Pinoh River at Nanga Saian in West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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The Ghost Catfish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 5 - 19 environment.

distinguish the two, they refer to the Ghost Catfish as lais kaca. More

Welcome to our ghost catfish webpage for owners and ghost catfish enthusiasts. More

The ghost catfish is a very docile fish that presents absolutely no threat to any other fish. The only threat the ghost catfish might represent would be to any fry found in its tank. More

I have 6 ghost catfish in a 20g aquarium with 12 zebra danios. The tank is vacuumed once a week with a 25% water change. Today I noticed that 3 of the ghost catfish are developing white, milky patches on their skin. More

prak, the Khmer people use the Ghost Catfish as a key ingredient in the fine fish condiment prahoc. Description - The main difference to K. More

Ghost catfish ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Kryptopterus minor ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 6 - 7 cm ( More

Common names

Ghost Catfish in English
Glass in English
Indischer Glaswels in German (Deutsch)
Indisk glassmalle in Norwegian (Norsk)
Kryptopterus bicirrhis in Afrikaans
Kryptopterus bicirrhis in French (français)
Kryptopterus bicirrhis in Italian (Italiano)
Lais kaca in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lais tipis in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Lasimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Peixe-gato de vidro in Portuguese (Português)
Pikkulasimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
小缺鰭鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
小缺鰭鯰 in Unknown
小缺鳍鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
小缺鳍鲶 in Unknown

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Siluridae
Genus : Kryptopterus
Species : Kryptopterus minor
Authority : Roberts, 1989