Arius seemani, Günther, 1864
Origin: Occurs in coastal regions from California, USA, to Colombia.
Etymology: Named after Seeman.
Synonyms: Tachisurus seemani, Arius jordani, Hexanematichthys seemani.
First European import: After 1980
Description: See pictures
Care: Very active species, not suitable for the community tank, the fish should be kept in large tanks! Larger fish should be kept single.
Feeding: Omnivorous, all food is taken
Size: Up to 30 cm
Sexual dimorphism: Only visible in fully grown specimens.
Additional: Not a fish for the average community aquarium!
Picture references: Both pictures E. Naus
References:Baensch, H. A., Riehl, R.(1982): Aquarien Atlas I. Mergus Verlag, Melle, Germany.(click on the link to buy this book)
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