Gallery description : catfish pictures

Catfish lives in fast-flowing rivers and lakes. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. Catfish which scientific name is siluriformes usually grows 1cm - 270cm (0.4in - 106in). The life span is 8 - 20 years.

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Facts about catfishs
NameCatfish
Optimum pH Level6.5 - 8.0
Water TypeFresh
DietCarnivore
Distinctive FeaturesFlat, broad head and whiskers
Skin TypeScales
Scientific NameSiluriformes
PhylumChordata
ClassOsteichthyes
OrderSiluriformes
Life Span8 - 20 years
KingdomAnimalia
ColourBrown, black, yellow, white, tan, grey
Size (L)1cm - 270cm (0.4in - 106in)
Main PreyFish, frogs, worms
Average Clutch Size40
PredatorsLarge fish, birds, mammals, reptiles
OriginWarm freshwater
HabitatFast-flowing rivers and lakes
Conservation StatusThreatened
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Description Catfish pictures. Nonnative Fishes of the
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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