Striped Raphael catfish, Platydoras armatulus, is a catfish of the family Doradidae. It may also be called Southern striped Raphael, talking catfish, chocolate doradid, chocolate catfish or thorny catfish. This peaceful, nocturnal species is a popular aquarium fish due to its pleasant temperament and curious nature.
The striped raphael catfish has long been identified as Platydoras costatus.
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