Twig Catfish: here’s the scoop
They are easy to capture, making them vulnerable to overexploitation. No fishing controls are enforced and a management plan is necessary for the conservation of this species.
Slow moving rivers and streams
Algae and detritus
Up to 15 years
Did you know?
The males show parental care and will stay near the eggs to protect them and will continue to guard them after they hatch.
South America, found in the Orinoco River basin in Colombia and Venezuela
Not yet assessed