Our animals

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Northern lakes and seas

The ocean

Tropical rivers and lakes

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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

Neon tetra

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River cichlids

The plants in the river

Angelfish

Armored predators

Discusfish

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Altum angelfish

Altum angelfish

Flame-back Bleeding Heart Tetra

Flame-back Bleeding Heart Tetra

Bleeding heart tetra

Bleeding heart tetra

Burgess' Cory

Burgess' Cory

Sterba´s Cory

Sterba´s Cory

Giant peruvian marbled whiptail

Giant peruvian marbled whiptail

Giant Whiptail Catfish

Giant Whiptail Catfish

Spoon face whiptail

Spoon face whiptail

South American river flounder

South American river flounder

Argentine humphead

Argentine humphead

Argentine humphead

Argentine humphead

Spotted algae eater

Spotted algae eater

Silver flying fox

Silver flying fox

Colombian Blue Eyed Pleco

Colombian Blue Eyed Pleco

Giant Whiptail Catfish

Giant Whiptail Catfish

Facts

LatinPseudohemiodon laticeps
Size35 cm
FoodBottom-living animals and parts of plants
HabitatRivers
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationUruguay, Paraná and Paraguay River in South America
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Digs in

The giant whiptail catfish can burrow down into the seabed so you can barely see it. That way it doesn’t get eaten by its natural predators. How many can you spot in the aquarium?


Veiled chameleon

Under construction

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi