Sharptooth Catfish (Hybrid Clarias)

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Siluriformes
  • Family: Clariidae
  • Genus: Clarias
  • Species: Hybrid Clarias macrocephalus and C.gariepinus
Common names: Sharptooth Catfish, Hybrid Clarias Thai name: Plah Duk (ดุกด้าน) Thailand status: Introduced Max size: 30kg (66.1lb) Diet: Omivorous – Scavenger – crustaceans, worms, small fish, zooplankton Habitat: Freshwater/Brackish water