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1. Acanthocleithron chapini (i:2, k:0)
2. Atopochilus chabanaudi (i:0, k:0)
3. Atopochilus christyi (i:0, k:0)
4. Atopochilus macrocephalus (i:0, k:0)
5. Atopochilus mandevillei (i:2, k:0)
6. Atopochilus pachychilus (i:0, k:0)
7. Atopochilus savorgnani (i:1, k:0)
8. Atopochilus sp. (1) (i:4, k:0)
9. Atopochilus vogti (i:1, k:0)
10. Atopodontus adriaensi (i:3, k:0)
11. Brachysynodontis batensoda (i:12, k:14)
12. Chiloglanis angolensis (i:1, k:0)
13. Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis (i:1, k:0)
14. Chiloglanis batesii (i:4, k:0)
15. Chiloglanis bifurcus (i:0, k:0)
16. Chiloglanis cf. disneyi (i:4, k:4)
17. Chiloglanis cf. neumanni (i:7, k:0)
18. Chiloglanis congicus (i:7, k:3)
19. Chiloglanis igamba (i:4, k:0)
20. Chiloglanis kalambo (i:0, k:0)
21. Chiloglanis kazumbei (i:3, k:0)
22. Chiloglanis lukugae (i:1, k:0)
23. Chiloglanis macropterus (i:1, k:0)
24. Chiloglanis neumanni (i:1, k:2)
25. Chiloglanis occidentalis (i:1, k:0)
26. Chiloglanis orthodontus (i:3, k:0)
27. Chiloglanis polypogon (i:8, k:2)
28. Chiloglanis pretoriae (i:13, k:0)
29. Chiloglanis productus (i:0, k:0)
30. Chiloglanis somereni (i:1, k:0)
31. Chiloglanis sp. (1) (i:3, k:0)
32. Euchilichthys boulengeri (i:0, k:0)
33. Euchilichthys cf. astatodon (i:4, k:1)
34. Euchilichthys dybowskii (i:1, k:0)
35. Euchilichthys guentheri (i:12, k:5)
36. Euchilichthys royauxi (i:7, k:0)
37. Euchilichthys sp. (1) (i:3, k:0)
38. Hemisynodontis membranacea (i:16, k:16)
39. Microsynodontis armatus (i:0, k:0)
40. Microsynodontis batesii (i:5, k:19)
41. Microsynodontis christyi (i:2, k:0)
42. Microsynodontis emarginata (i:1, k:0)
43. Microsynodontis hirsuta (i:1, k:0)
44. Microsynodontis laevigata (i:0, k:0)
45. Microsynodontis lamberti (i:1, k:0)
46. Microsynodontis nannoculus (i:1, k:0)
47. Microsynodontis nasutus (i:1, k:0)
48. Microsynodontis notata (i:0, k:0)
49. Microsynodontis polli (i:15, k:14)
50. Microsynodontis sp. (1) (i:17, k:16)
51. Microsynodontis vigilis (i:1, k:0)
52. Mochokiella paynei (i:15, k:11)
53. Mochokus brevis (i:1, k:0)
54. Mochokus niloticus (i:4, k:0)
55. Synodontis acanthomias (i:13, k:8)
56. Synodontis acanthoperca (i:3, k:0)
57. Synodontis aff. multipunctatus (i:1, k:2)
58. Synodontis afrofischeri (i:9, k:3)
59. Synodontis alberti (i:13, k:26)
60. Synodontis albolineatus (i:4, k:1)
61. Synodontis angelicus (i:24, k:75)
62. Synodontis annectens (i:6, k:0)
63. Synodontis ansorgii (i:12, k:3)
64. Synodontis arnoulti (i:4, k:0)
65. Synodontis aterrimus (i:2, k:16)
66. Synodontis bastiani (i:8, k:3)
67. Synodontis batesii (i:8, k:7)
68. Synodontis brichardi (i:14, k:38)
69. Synodontis budgetti (i:5, k:5)
70. Synodontis camelopardalis (i:5, k:4)
71. Synodontis carineae (i:0, k:0)
72. Synodontis caudalis (i:10, k:4)
73. Synodontis caudovittatus (i:7, k:1)
74. Synodontis centralis (i:3, k:0)
75. Synodontis cf. multimaculatus (i:1, k:1)
76. Synodontis cf. petricola (i:2, k:8)
77. Synodontis cf. polli(1) (i:7, k:3)
78. Synodontis cf. polli(2) (i:1, k:0)
79. Synodontis clarias (i:10, k:12)
80. Synodontis comoensis (i:2, k:6)
81. Synodontis congicus (i:11, k:6)
82. Synodontis contractus (i:10, k:12)
83. Synodontis courteti (i:6, k:1)
84. Synodontis cuangoanus (i:6, k:1)
85. Synodontis decorus (i:13, k:84)
86. Synodontis dekimpei (i:1, k:0)
87. Synodontis depauwi (i:4, k:0)
88. Synodontis dhonti (i:3, k:3)
89. Synodontis dorsomaculatus (i:6, k:1)
90. Synodontis eupterus (i:22, k:261)
91. Synodontis filamentosus (i:9, k:6)
92. Synodontis flavitaeniatus (i:14, k:46)
93. Synodontis frontosus (i:4, k:10)
94. Synodontis fuelleborni (i:6, k:0)
95. Synodontis gambiensis (i:6, k:4)
96. Synodontis geledensis (i:4, k:0)
97. Synodontis gobroni (i:4, k:0)
98. Synodontis grandiops (i:9, k:12)
99. Synodontis granulosus (i:16, k:26)
100. Synodontis greshoffi (i:12, k:13)
101. Synodontis guttatus (i:2, k:0)
102. Synodontis haugi (i:6, k:0)
103. Synodontis ilebrevis (i:4, k:0)
104. Synodontis irsacae (i:24, k:2)
105. Synodontis iturii (i:3, k:0)
106. Synodontis katangae (i:3, k:1)
107. Synodontis khartoumensis (i:3, k:0)
108. Synodontis koensis (i:3, k:3)
109. Synodontis kogonensis (i:0, k:0)
110. Synodontis laessoei (i:6, k:0)
111. Synodontis leopardinus (i:1, k:0)
112. Synodontis leopardus (i:0, k:0)
113. Synodontis levequei (i:1, k:0)
114. Synodontis longirostris (i:12, k:11)
115. Synodontis longispinis (i:3, k:0)
116. Synodontis lucipinnis (i:23, k:103)
117. Synodontis lufirae (i:6, k:1)
118. Synodontis macrophthalmus (i:3, k:0)
119. Synodontis macrops (i:8, k:1)
120. Synodontis macropunctatus (i:2, k:0)
121. Synodontis macrostigma (i:5, k:0)
122. Synodontis macrostoma (i:3, k:0)
123. Synodontis manni (i:0, k:0)
124. Synodontis marmoratus (i:3, k:0)
125. Synodontis matthesi (i:6, k:0)
126. Synodontis melanopterus (i:6, k:0)
127. Synodontis melanostictus (i:8, k:0)
128. Synodontis multimaculatus (i:5, k:2)
129. Synodontis multipunctatus (i:24, k:143)
130. Synodontis nebulosus (i:4, k:0)
131. Synodontis ngouniensis (i:0, k:0)
132. Synodontis nigrita (i:13, k:57)
133. Synodontis nigriventris (i:25, k:139)
134. Synodontis nigromaculatus (i:7, k:6)
135. Synodontis njassae (i:12, k:26)
136. Synodontis notatus (i:14, k:25)
137. Synodontis nummifer (i:7, k:5)
138. Synodontis obesus (i:8, k:1)
139. Synodontis ocellifer (i:10, k:55)
140. Synodontis omias (i:1, k:0)
141. Synodontis orientalis (i:2, k:0)
142. Synodontis ornatipinnis (i:9, k:15)
143. Synodontis ornatissimus (i:4, k:0)
144. Synodontis ouemeensis (i:5, k:1)
145. Synodontis pardalis (i:15, k:18)
146. Synodontis petricola (i:16, k:129)
147. Synodontis pleurops (i:12, k:13)
148. Synodontis polli (i:18, k:25)
149. Synodontis polyodon (i:2, k:0)
150. Synodontis polystigma (i:3, k:0)
151. Synodontis pulcher (i:2, k:0)
152. Synodontis punctifer (i:7, k:2)
153. Synodontis punctulatus (i:4, k:0)
154. Synodontis punu (i:0, k:0)
155. Synodontis rebeli (i:1, k:3)
156. Synodontis resupinatus (i:14, k:4)
157. Synodontis ricardoae (i:0, k:1)
158. Synodontis robbianus (i:9, k:7)
159. Synodontis robertsi (i:11, k:12)
160. Synodontis ruandae (i:3, k:0)
161. Synodontis rufigiensis (i:4, k:0)
162. Synodontis rukwaensis (i:3, k:0)
163. Synodontis schall (i:17, k:6)
164. Synodontis schoutedeni (i:19, k:44)
165. Synodontis serpentis (i:2, k:5)
166. Synodontis serratus (i:1, k:0)
167. Synodontis smiti (i:4, k:1)
168. Synodontis soloni (i:16, k:13)
169. Synodontis sorex (i:5, k:0)
170. Synodontis sp. (1) (i:3, k:1)
171. Synodontis sp. (2) (i:3, k:0)
172. Synodontis sp. (3) (i:2, k:3)
173. Synodontis sp. (4) (i:1, k:1)
174. Synodontis sp. (5) (i:2, k:0)
175. Synodontis sp. (6) (i:1, k:4)
176. Synodontis sp. (7) (i:8, k:1)
177. Synodontis sp. (8) (i:1, k:0)
178. Synodontis sp. (9) (i:1, k:0)
179. Synodontis sp. hybrid(1) (i:10, k:15)
180. Synodontis sp. hybrid(2) (i:2, k:1)
181. Synodontis sp. hybrid(3) (i:11, k:4)
182. Synodontis sp. hybrid(4) (i:8, k:3)
183. Synodontis sp. hybrid(5) (i:3, k:13)
184. Synodontis sp. hybrid(6) (i:4, k:2)
185. Synodontis sp. hybrid(7) (i:1, k:2)
186. Synodontis sp. hybrid(8) (i:3, k:2)
187. Synodontis sp. hybrid(9) (i:7, k:4)
188. Synodontis sp. `CROCODILE ISLAND` (i:7, k:1)
189. Synodontis sp. `LOWER GUINEA` (i:4, k:0)
190. Synodontis sp. `POLLI WHITE` (i:12, k:4)
191. Synodontis steindachneri (i:3, k:0)
192. Synodontis tanganaicae (i:11, k:4)
193. Synodontis tessmanni (i:7, k:0)
194. Synodontis thamalakanensis (i:0, k:0)
195. Synodontis thysi (i:3, k:0)
196. Synodontis tourei (i:3, k:0)
197. Synodontis unicolor (i:3, k:0)
198. Synodontis vanderwaali (i:8, k:0)
199. Synodontis velifer (i:6, k:2)
200. Synodontis vermiculatus (i:3, k:0)
201. Synodontis victoriae (i:3, k:0)
202. Synodontis violaceus (i:3, k:0)
203. Synodontis voltae (i:1, k:0)
204. Synodontis waterloti (i:24, k:13)
205. Synodontis woleuensis (i:1, k:0)
206. Synodontis woosnami (i:4, k:0)
207. Synodontis xiphias (i:1, k:0)
208. Synodontis zambezensis (i:8, k:0)
209. Synodontis zanzibaricus (i:3, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 209 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Mochokidae
mochokidae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution Africa
Common Names Upside Down Catfish, Syno, Squeaker, Lace Catfish, Suckermouth Catlet
Size Smallest 27mm, largest 760mm, average 178mm, most commonly 100mm. All SL.
Species There are 209 species in 11 genera in the database
Keepers 100 species (47%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Synodontis (1672 keepers)
2. Microsynodontis (49 keepers)
3. Hemisynodontis (16 keepers)
4. Brachysynodontis (14 keepers)
5. Mochokiella (11 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Synodontis eupterus (14.67%)
2. Synodontis multipunctatus (8.04%)
3. Synodontis nigriventris (7.81%)
4. Synodontis petricola (7.25%)
5. Synodontis lucipinnis (5.79%)
6. Synodontis decorus (4.72%)
7. Synodontis angelicus (4.22%)
8. Synodontis nigrita (3.2%)
9. Synodontis ocellifer (3.09%)
10. Synodontis flavitaeniatus (2.59%)
11. Synodontis schoutedeni (2.47%)
12. Synodontis brichardi (2.14%)
13. Synodontis njassae (1.46%)
14. Synodontis granulosus (1.46%)
15. Synodontis alberti (1.46%)
16. Synodontis polli (1.41%)
17. Synodontis notatus (1.41%)
18. Microsynodontis batesii (1.07%)
19. Synodontis pardalis (1.01%)
20. Synodontis aterrimus (0.9%)
21. Microsynodontis sp. (1) (0.9%)
22. Hemisynodontis membranacea (0.9%)
23. Synodontis sp. hybrid(1) (0.84%)
24. Synodontis ornatipinnis (0.84%)
25. Microsynodontis polli (0.79%)