Rainbowfish, Banded Rainbowfish, (Melanotaenia trifasciata)Rainbowfish, Banded Rainbowfish, (Melanotaenia trifasciata)Rainbowfish Silhouette, Banded Rainbowfish, (Melanotaenia trifasciata)Rainbowfish outline, line drawing, Banded Rainbowfish, (Melanotaenia trifasciata)Rainbowfish, Banded Rainbowfish, (Melanotaenia trifasciata)Pictus Catfish, (Pimelodus pictus), Siluriformes, Pimelodidae, Polka-dot CatfishPictus Catfish, (Pimelodus pictus), Siluriformes, Pimelodidae, Polka-dot CatfishRedeye Piranha, (Serrasalmus rhombeus), Serrasaimidae, Characiformes, CharacidaeAsian stinging catfish, (Heteropneustes fossilis), Siluriformes, [Heteropneustidae], toxic, toxin, poisonousAba Aba, (Gymnarchus niloticus), Osteoglossiformes, Notopteroidei, Gymnarchidae, Electric FishElectric Catfish, (Malapterurus electricus), [Malapterurus], Siluriformes, MalapteruridaeElectric Eel, (Electrophorus electricus), Siluriformes, Gymnotiformes, Gymnotidae, ElectophoridaeElectric Eel, (Electrophorus electricus), Siluriformes, Gymnotiformes, Gymnotidae, ElectophoridaeTinfoil Barb, (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii), Cypriniformes, CyprinidaeTinfoil Barb, (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii), Cypriniformes, Cyprinidae
Pictus Catfish, (Pimelodus pictus), Siluriformes, Pimelodidae, Polka-dot Catfish
Code Number:
AABV01P12_14
Title:
Pictus Catfish, (Pimelodus pictus), Siluriformes, Pimelodidae, Polka-dot Catfish
South American Stream Fish, the adult female is larger than the adult male. Beware, this catfish has a very sharp pectoral and dorsal spine that can cause painful injures if not handled properly. Great care should be taken when netting these fish as they tend to get caught up in the net's mesh.

Range: Columbia, Amazon and Orinoco river basins
Feeding: nocturnal bottom feeders
Size: 11.0 centimetres (4.3 in)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pimelodidae
Genus: Pimelodus
Species: Pimelodus pictus
(Steindachner, 1876), iridescent sheen
Keywords:
Actinopterygii, Freshwater Fish, Ray-finned Fishes, Fauna, Chordata, Chordates, Animal, Animalia, Underwater, Aquatic, Water, Nature, Osteichthyes, Vertebrate, Vertebrata, Ichthyology, species, Scientific Name
Image by:
Wernher Krutein

Royalty Free: Calculate Price

418 x 279 pixels This image size immediately available after purchase 2 PhotoPoints $4.00
1200 x 801 pixels This image size immediately available after purchase 8 PhotoPoints $16.00
2350 x 1569 pixels This image size available in 4 hours after purchase 24 PhotoPoints $48.00
5400 x 3605 pixels This image size available in 4 hours after purchase 39 PhotoPoints $78.00
Ultra Hi for larger output size, please call customer service 415-305-8909
Go to lightbox