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 ...
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.
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, 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 ...
Electric catfish are nocturnal and spend most of the day hiding under shelter. M.
electricus is most active for a period of 4 to 5 hours after sunset as this is the time
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.
Nov 5, 2014 ... "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