|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Sturisoma aff. festivum|
|Common Name||Royal Twig Catfish|
|Etymology||German, sturio = sturgeon, + Greek, soma = body.|
|Identification||Often, incorrectly, labelled S. aureum. In this species the striking finnage has long flowing extensions (especially on the male) and a very high body compared to congeners. It differs from S. festivum in that it never develops long filaments from the tips of the pectoral fins.|
|Breeding||Is bred in the aquarium, see S. aureum.|
|Breeding Reports||There is but a single breeding report, read it here.|
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|Last Update||2019 Jun 14 11:09 (species record created: 2002 Apr 06 00:00)|