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Jump to next section Species List
1.Acanthobunocephalus nicoi(i:1, k:1)
2.Amaralia hypsiura(i:10, k:10)
3.Aspredinichthys filamentosus(i:1, k:0)
4.Aspredinichthys tibicen(i:0, k:0)
5.Aspredo aspredo(i:2, k:0)
6.Bunocephalus amaurus(i:5, k:4)
7.Bunocephalus colombianus(i:5, k:14)
8.Bunocephalus coracoideus(i:16, k:173)
9.Bunocephalus doriae(i:1, k:1)
10.Bunocephalus hartii(i:0, k:0)
11.Bunocephalus knerii(i:5, k:0)
12.Bunocephalus larai(i:0, k:0)
13.Bunocephalus minerim(i:0, k:0)
14.Bunocephalus verrucosus(i:16, k:9)
15.Dupouyichthys sapito(i:2, k:1)
16.Ernstichthys anduzei(i:1, k:0)
17.Ernstichthys intonsus(i:1, k:0)
18.Ernstichthys megistus(i:6, k:2)
19.Hoplomyzon atrizona(i:1, k:0)
20.Hoplomyzon papillatus(i:0, k:0)
21.Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma(i:0, k:0)
22.Micromyzon akamai(i:1, k:0)
23.Platystacus cotylephorus(i:28, k:18)
24.Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus(i:4, k:9)
25.Pseudobunocephalus bifidus(i:0, k:0)
26.Pseudobunocephalus iheringii(i:3, k:0)
27.Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi(i:0, k:0)
28.Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus(i:8, k:3)
29.Pseudobunocephalus rugosus(i:0, k:0)
30.Pterobunocephalus depressus(i:15, k:4)
31.Pterobunocephalus dolichurus(i:14, k:7)
32.Xyliphius barbatus(i:2, k:1)
33.Xyliphius kryptos(i:1, k:0)
34.Xyliphius lepturus(i:4, k:1)
35.Xyliphius melanopterus(i:7, k:1)
36.Xyliphius sp. (1)(i:2, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 36 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Aspredinidae
Family Common NameCatfishes
DistributionSouth America
Common NamesBanjo Catfish, Eel Banjo Catfish
SizeSmallest 16mm, largest 383mm, average 96mm, most commonly 49mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 36 species in 13 genera in the database
Keepers17 species (47%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1.Bunocephalus (201 keepers)
2.Platystacus (18 keepers)
3.Pseudobunocephalus (12 keepers)
4.Pterobunocephalus (11 keepers)
5.Amaralia (10 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Bunocephalus coracoideus (66.8%)
2. Platystacus cotylephorus (6.95%)
3. Bunocephalus colombianus (5.41%)
4. Amaralia hypsiura (3.86%)
5. Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus (3.47%)
6. Bunocephalus verrucosus (3.47%)
7. Pterobunocephalus dolichurus (2.7%)
8. Pterobunocephalus depressus (1.54%)
9. Bunocephalus amaurus (1.54%)
10. Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus (1.16%)
11. Ernstichthys megistus (0.77%)
12. Xyliphius melanopterus (0.39%)
13. Xyliphius lepturus (0.39%)
14. Xyliphius barbatus (0.39%)
15. Dupouyichthys sapito (0.39%)
16. Bunocephalus doriae (0.39%)
17. Acanthobunocephalus nicoi (0.39%)