Asterophysus batrachus – Gulper Catfish – Torpedo Catfish

Asterophysus batrachus is a catfish that grows maximum 28 cm. The species noctural and non-aggressive. However, 2/3 part of the fish consists of mouth which makes that this species will feed on every fish that is smaller then 1,5 times their own size.

Asterophysus batrachus

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Asterophysus batrachus is a catfish that grows maximum 28 cm. The species noctural and non-aggressive. However, 2/3 part of the fish consists of mouth which makes that this species will feed on every fish that is smaller then 1,5 times their own size.

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Additional information

Family

Genus

Species

batrachus

Common name

Gulper Catfish

Origin

Country

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ecosystem

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Minimum length

25

Length maximum

28

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