Electric catfish is the common name for the catfish (order Siluriformes) family
Malapteruridae. This family includes two genera, Malapterurus and
Apr 18, 2013 ... I wanted to feel what it is like to be shocked by an electric catfish. In this video I
am shocked briefly by the catfish when I try to lift him out of the ...
The Electric Catfish is able to produce a pretty powerful shock but you will be
surprised to learn everything they can do with this electric pulse.
Electric Catfish Factoids. Origin. Nile river basin. Sexual Differences. None (
immaterial). Temperature. 75<sup>o</sup> to 80<sup>o</sup>. Attitude. Pugilistic and territorial.
Sometimes referred to as a "monster" fish or a "tank buster", this Electric Catfish at
its adult size should not be kept in a tank less than 200 gallons.
Electric catfish, any of about 18 widely distributed freshwater catfish species
native to tropical Africa belonging to two genera (Malapterurus and
Diet in the wild: the electric catfish is carnivorous and will eat almost anything
meaty and up to half its size. Diet in the zoo: the catfish gets a special mix of ...
The electric catfish is a popular type of fish in modern aquariums. It is originally
native to Africa with the densest populations in the Western and tropical regions,
Summary: "Africa's freshwater electric catfish (Malapterurus electricus) can
discharge up to 350 volts from an electric organ surrounding its body. Like the
Range Description: Malapterurus electricus is widely distributed, from Senegal (
and possible Mauritania) to Ethiopia, and along the entire length of the Nile from