I had a a silver black spotted catfish with long antennas that kept to one side of the tank swimming up and down all the time. After a couple of.
Piebald is defined as spotted or blotched with black and white. The rare catfish was also described as a leucistic catfish, which is essential the same as piebald.
Channel catfish are native to North Dakota. This unmistakable fish has a deeply forked tail, is grayish brown in color, and has four pair of whisker-like barbels near its mouth. Smaller fish often have black spots.
Auchenoglanis biscutatus, Black Spotted Catfish - IUCN Red List
Auchenoglanis biscutatus, Black Spotted Catfish
SPOTTED BULLHEAD (Yerger & Relyea 1968)
Identification: The Spotted Bullhead is gray or blue-black above with a yellow-gold cast, gray to white below, and covered with gray-white spots. The fins are edged in black, and there is a large dark blotch at the base of the dorsal fin. The pectoral spine has 15-20 sawlike teeth on its rear edge. The anal fin is short and rounded with 20-23 rays. The first gill arch has 12-14 rakers. To 10 3/4 in. (28 cm) total length.
Range: Spotted Bullheads live in streams on the Gulf Coastal Plain in the Suwannee, St. Marks, Ochlockonee, Apalachicola, and St. Andrews Bay drainages of northern Florida, southern Georgia, and southeastern Alabama. The Spotted Bullhead is uncommon.
Habitat: Most Spotted Bullheads are found in current in deep rock- or sand-bottomed pools of small to medium swift rivers. The species is also found in impoundments.
Similar species: The Spotted Bullhead is the only North American catfish with light round spots on a dark body. CHANNEL CATFISH (Rafinesque 1818)
Identification: The Channel Catfish varies greatly in color. Most individuals have scattered black spots on a silver back and side. Very small individuals, which usually have black-tipped fins, and very large individuals, which are blue-black, lack dark spots. The Channel Catfish is white below, has white to dusky gray barbels, a rounded anal fin with 24-29 rays, and a slightly rounded predorsal profile. The air bladder lacks a distinct constriction. To 50 in. (127 cm) total length.
Range: The Channel Catfish is native to St. Lawrence-Great Lakes, Hudson Bay (Red R. drainage), and Missouri-Mississippi R. basins from southern Quebec to southern Manitoba and Montana south to the Gulf of Mexico. It also possibly is native on the Atlantic and Gulf Slopes from the Susquehanna River to the Neuse River, and from Savannah River to Lake Okeechobee, Florida, and west to northern Mexico and eastern New Mexico. It has been introduced throughout most of the U.S. and is common to abundant in most areas.
Habitat: The Channel Catfish lives in deep pools and runs over sand or rocky bottom in small to large rivers, and is found over sandy and rocky areas of lakes. The species is rarely found in upland, high-gradient streams.
Similar species: The Blue Catfish, , occurs over much of the range of the Channel Catfish but lacks dark spots on the body, and has a straight-edged anal fin with 30-35 rays and a straight predorsal profile. The Headwater Catfish, , is nearly identical to the Channel Catfish but has a deeper caudal peduncle, and a broader head and mouth. The Yaqui Catfish, , has a shorter pectoral spine, dorsal spine, and anal fin base.