Black Ghost Knifefish

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Description

"If Batman were to name a fish, I think this would be it" - Wade

The Black Ghost Knifefish is a member of the Apteronotidae family and the speckled knifefish group. It is considered a true bony fish. When properly cared for, the Black Ghost Knifefish can reach well over one foot in length. It possesses a weak electrical organ at the caudal peduncles which is used to locate food. They are found widespread throughout the Amazon and Paraguay river basins: Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, and Peru.


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