Pseudoplatystoma corruscans

Pseudoplatystoma corruscans, the Spotted sorubim, is a species of long-whiskered catfish native to the São Francisco and ParanáParaguay River basins in South America. This species grows to a length of 166 centimetres (65 in) TL.

Pseudoplatystoma corruscans
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pimelodidae
Genus: Pseudoplatystoma
P. corruscans
Binomial name
Pseudoplatystoma corruscans
(Spix & Agassiz, 1829)
  • Platystoma corruscans Spix & Agassiz, 1829
  • Sorubim caparary Spix, 1829Small text
  • Silurus macrocephalus Larrañaga, 1923