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Biological briefing on “Doncella”

Doncella, Pseudoplatystoma is a South American catfish that belongs to the family Pimelodidae. The photo shows one of doncella species; Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum, which is known as “tiger shovelnose catfish”. Doncellas typically inhabit major South American rivers, lakes, flooded forests and other freshwater habitats. These fishes are important as a food fish in addition to the demand they enjoy in aquarium …

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Lionfish, Pterois sp. (Characteristics, distribution and habitats, feeding habits and predation style, venom) – Video

This video was taken at Aquarium de la Mer, Sea World, California (USA) in June, 2012 Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Characteristics: Lionfish have distinctive brown or maroon color, and white stripes or bands covering the head and body. Their colorful exterior helps them to blend in well …

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