Striped Raphael Catfhish

Platydoras armatulus

Striped Raphael Catfish
Valenciennes, 1840

Distribution:  Wide-ranging throughout the Rio Orinoco basin in Colombia and Venezuela, the Rio Essequibo in Guyana, coastal drainages of Suriname and French Guiana, parts of the Amazon basin in Peru, Bolivia and Brazil and the Rio Tocantins and Rio Parnaí­ba basins also in Brazil.1