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Jump to next section Species List
1. Acanthobunocephalus nicoi (i:1, k:1)
2. Amaralia hypsiura (i:9, k:6)
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:3)
7. Bunocephalus colombianus (i:5, k:13)
8. Bunocephalus coracoideus (i:16, k:167)
9. Bunocephalus doriae (i:1, k:1)
10. Bunocephalus knerii (i:0, k:0)
11. Bunocephalus larai (i:0, k:0)
12. Bunocephalus verrucosus (i:16, k:9)
13. Dupouyichthys sapito (i:2, k:1)
14. Ernstichthys anduzei (i:1, k:0)
15. Ernstichthys intonsus (i:1, k:0)
16. Ernstichthys megistus (i:6, k:2)
17. Hoplomyzon atrizona (i:1, k:0)
18. Hoplomyzon papillatus (i:0, k:0)
19. Hoplomyzon sexpapilostoma (i:0, k:0)
20. Micromyzon akamai (i:1, k:0)
21. Platystacus cotylephorus (i:28, k:16)
22. Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus (i:4, k:9)
23. Pseudobunocephalus bifidus (i:0, k:0)
24. Pseudobunocephalus iheringii (i:3, k:0)
25. Pseudobunocephalus lundbergi (i:0, k:0)
26. Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus (i:8, k:3)
27. Pseudobunocephalus rugosus (i:0, k:0)
28. Pterobunocephalus depressus (i:8, k:3)
29. Pterobunocephalus dolichurus (i:14, k:7)
30. Xyliphius barbatus (i:2, k:1)
31. Xyliphius kryptos (i:1, k:0)
32. Xyliphius lepturus (i:4, k:1)
33. Xyliphius melanopterus (i:7, k:1)
34. Xyliphius sp. (1) (i:2, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 34 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Aspredinidae
aspredinidae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution South America
Common Names Banjo Catfish, Eel Banjo Catfish
Size Smallest 16mm, largest 383mm, average 98mm, most commonly 30mm. All SL.
Species There are 34 species in 13 genera in the database
Keepers 17 species (50%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Bunocephalus (193 keepers)
2. Platystacus (16 keepers)
3. Pseudobunocephalus (12 keepers)
4. Pterobunocephalus (10 keepers)
5. Amaralia (6 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Bunocephalus coracoideus (68.44%)
2. Platystacus cotylephorus (6.56%)
3. Bunocephalus colombianus (5.33%)
4. Pseudobunocephalus amazonicus (3.69%)
5. Bunocephalus verrucosus (3.69%)
6. Pterobunocephalus dolichurus (2.87%)
7. Amaralia hypsiura (2.46%)
8. Pterobunocephalus depressus (1.23%)
9. Pseudobunocephalus quadriradiatus (1.23%)
10. Bunocephalus amaurus (1.23%)
11. Ernstichthys megistus (0.82%)
12. Xyliphius melanopterus (0.41%)
13. Xyliphius lepturus (0.41%)
14. Xyliphius barbatus (0.41%)
15. Dupouyichthys sapito (0.41%)
16. Bunocephalus doriae (0.41%)
17. Acanthobunocephalus nicoi (0.41%)