Wallago Catfish (Wallago attu)

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Wallago Catfish

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Wallago

Wallago attu

3785 Litres (1000 US G.)

177.8-203.2cm (70-80 ")

sg

1 - 1.015

pH

6.0 - 7.6

18.9-28.9°C (66 -84 °F)

2-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

8-10 years

Family

Siluridae





Additional names

Wallago Catfish, Man-Eating Catfish, Freshwater Shark, Helicopter Catfish, Pla khao, Trey Sanday

Additional scientific names

Pinniwallago kanpurensis, Silurus attu, Wallagonia attu


Origin[edit | edit source]

Found large rivers and lakes in Asia, from Pakistan to Indonesia, also reported in Afghanistan.


Identification[edit | edit source]

Elongated dark grey/silver body with large eyes and a very large mouth that extends back past the eyes, armed with formidable rows of teeth. One set of long barbels.

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