Spotted Rafael Catfish
Spotted Rafael Catfish: Agamyxis Pectinifrons
Distribution and Habitat
The Spotted raphael catfish can be found in the Amazon basin, primarily in Brazil, Peru, Columbia and Bolivia
The Spotted raphael catfish can be found in various habitat forms, though a majority seem to prefer still to slow moving water concealed by an abundance of vegetation providing greater concealment.
The The Spotted raphael catfish is a dark brown to bluish black color with a large head and small eyes. Their backs contain irregular patterns of spots which can be either white or a pale yellow.
Agamyxis pectinifrons contain a set of sharp spines which can be used to attack a possible predator should the species feel threatened.