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Datnioides spp., Tiger Fish. Neil Hepworth

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Often found in brackishwaters where rivers and streams reach the sea, the several species of tiger fish are sometimes marketed to aquarists as small, colorful juveniles. They quickly become large, predatory and a disruption to most home aquaria.


Native range:

Taxonomic rank: Family

Common name: Tiger Fish

Total known Total profiles
Subfamilies 0 0
Genera 1 1
Species 4 1

Captive care: Best avoided by most aquarists.

Feeding: Carnivores. Feed on fishes, shrimps, insect larvae.

Notes: An important table fish from India to Borneo.

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Reference: Fishes of the World
Facts about DatnioididaeRDF feed
Biogroup-Organism Brackishwater Fishes  +, and Freshwater Fishes  +
Common name Tiger Fish  +
Family taxonomic rank Family  +
Native range Asia  +, India  +, and Borneo  +
Reference Fishes of the World  +