Armored catfish out of water
Due to its ability to hold air, the armored catfish can "walk" by using its flat bottom and powerful fins.
Armored catfish dorsal fin
The armored catfish is instantly recognizable due to its tall dorsal fin.
View of suckermouth of armored catfish
Freshwater aquarium fish, armored catfish, ancistrus sp.
The armored catfish uses its suckermouth to ingest algae and small invertebrates for food.
Armored catfish bottom feeding
A bottom feeder, the armored catfish is favored in aquariums, as it keeps them clean of algae.