Clarias batrachus
Clarias batrachus
(Walking Catfish)

8 results for Clarias batrachus (Walking Catfish)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2130 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A The favorite foods of walking catfish are those that are easily obtained: attached periphyton for... 181
2131 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Predation of native fishes by Walking Catfish in south Florida is noted mostly in the dry season... 166
2135 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Walking catfish and several cichlid species prey upon centrarchid eggs and fry. 466
2136 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Stomach contents of exotics reveal that small native fishes are the major prey of the Oscar (Hogg... 466
2137 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Walking catfish are voracious, opportunistic feeders. Stomach contents of 64 specimens yielded 35... 165
2142 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Observational N/A Ironically, the greatest negative impact has been to the aquarium fish culture industry in Florida.... 1099
2144 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Experimental Laboratory The results indicate that C. batrachus may have a relatively small impact on the abundance and... 24012
5585 Clarias batrachus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Clarias batrachus prey on native fish and will often kill large bass without eating them... 167

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