American Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)

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American Paddlefish

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American Paddlefish

Polyodon spathula

3785 Litres (1000 US G.)

150-220 cm (59.1-86.6")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

10 -18 °C (50-64.4°F)

6-15 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

15-55 years

Family

Polyodontidae





Additional names

American Paddlefish, Mississippi Paddlefish, Mississippi Spoonbill

Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

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Behaviour

Identification

Species Note[edit]

This fish is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Redlist (2004) due to over harvesting, habitat loss and pollution.

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