|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Aspredo aspredo (Linnaeus, 1758)|
|Common Names||Eel-Tailed Banjo Catfish
Almindelig Banjomalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||South America.|
|Synonym(s)||Aspredo batrachus, Platystacus laevis, Silurus aspredo|
|Etymology||Aspredo: From the Latin aspredo, meaning roughness; in reference to the tuberculate skin.|
|Size||505mm or 19.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||Females are upto 15cm longer.|
|Distribution||Central and South America: lower portions of coastal rivers from Venezuela to northern Brazil; also in Trinidad Tobago.
Orinoco, Lower Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Trinidad rivers, Maracas River (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Other Parameters||Found in brackish and fresh water.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1, pp 304.|
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|Last Update||2021 Jul 18 10:20 (species record created: 2002 Oct 16 00:00)|