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Sailfin suckermouth catfish

Pterygoplichthys pardalis

Habitat:

Where the river Negro meets the Amazon

Notes:

This fish was caught by one of the children swimming in the river.


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3 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

Awesome spotting!

peter
peter 6 years ago

Thank you!

lori.tas
lori.tas 6 years ago

My first thought is a Sailfin suckermouth catfish (Pterygoplichthys pardalis). Little ones are common in the aquarium trade.

Careiro da Várzea, Amazonas, Brazil

Lat: -3.09, Long: -59.75

Spotted on Oct 16, 2010
Submitted on Oct 16, 2010

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