Guyana Slopehead Catfish (Ageneiosus inermis)

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Guyana Slopehead Catfish

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Guyana Slopehead Catfish

Ageneiosus inermis

946 Litres (250 US G.)

50-59 cm (19.7-23.2")




6.5 - 7.8

22 -24 °C (71.6-75.2°F)

10-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods

5-10 years



Additional names

Guyana Slopehead Catfish

Additional scientific names

Ageneiosus armatus, Ageneiosus axillaris, Ageneiosus brevifilis, Ageneiosus dawalla, Ageneiosus gabardinii, Ageneiosus ogilviei, Ageneiosus sebae, Davalla schomburgkii, Hypothalmus dawalla, Silurus inermis

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males first ray of the dorsal fin is elongated.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Smooth scale-less silver-grey elongated body with a pointed head which is depressed on top. The mouth is large, wide, and has extremely short barbels that are difficult to find.

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