Guyana Slopehead Catfish (Ageneiosus inermis)

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Guyana Slopehead Catfish

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Guyana Slopehead Catfish

Ageneiosus inermis

946 Litres (250 US G.)

50-59 cm (19.7-23.2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.8

22 -24 °C (71.6-75.2°F)

10-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

5-10 years

Family

Auchenipteridae





Additional names

Guyana Slopehead Catfish

Additional scientific names

Ageneiosus armatus, Ageneiosus axillaris, Ageneiosus brevifilis, Ageneiosus dawalla, Ageneiosus gabardinii, Ageneiosus ogilviei, Ageneiosus sebae, Davalla schomburgkii, Hypothalmus dawalla, Silurus inermis


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males first ray of the dorsal fin is elongated.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Smooth scale-less silver-grey elongated body with a pointed head which is depressed on top. The mouth is large, wide, and has extremely short barbels that are difficult to find.

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