Catfish of the Month

CotMThis month's featured species is Ancistrus sp(l509). Are you looking for in-depth on a particular species? Then check out the vast CotM Archives.


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Nov 16, 22:57 Which part of the world are you from? by pointpleco in Speak Easy. 212689 views and 684 replies
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Nov 16, 05:33 Hello from Scotland by Viktor Jarikov in Speak Easy. 44 views and 1 reply
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Nov 15, 06:34 Fish Quality by Aqua_Bankie in Speak Easy. 175 views and 8 replies
Nov 15, 00:27 Ten new species of Trichomycterus (Trichomycteridae) from Colombia by Silurus in Taxonomy & Science News. 82 views and 2 replies
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Nov 14, 04:50 Syno ID (from another forum) by Viktor Jarikov in What is my catfish?. 3612 views and 53 replies
Nov 13, 12:41 Error messages at bottom of home page by Jools in All Resolved Issues. 63 views and 5 replies
Nov 13, 11:20 Hello from Southwestern Missouri by Viktor Jarikov in Speak Easy. 75 views and 2 replies
Nov 13, 08:03 errors popping up by pointpleco in All Resolved Issues. 27 views and 4 replies
Nov 13, 08:00 Orange Venezuela's cory fry keep dying by RIPbiglad in S.A. Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al). 122 views and 4 replies
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