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Jump to next section Species List
1. Malapterurus barbatus (i:3, k:1)
2. Malapterurus beninensis (i:4, k:1)
3. Malapterurus electricus (i:16, k:22)
4. Malapterurus gossei (i:1, k:0)
5. Malapterurus macrochir (i:1, k:0)
6. Malapterurus microstoma (i:8, k:4)
7. Malapterurus minjiriya (i:1, k:0)
8. Malapterurus oguensis (i:2, k:0)
9. Malapterurus tanganyikaensis (i:1, k:0)
10. Paradoxoglanis caudivittatus (i:0, k:0)
11. Paradoxoglanis cryptus (i:0, k:0)
12. Paradoxoglanis parvus (i:0, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 12 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Malapteruridae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution Africa
Common Names Electric Catfish
Size Smallest 119mm, largest 1020mm, average 414mm, most commonly 560mm. All SL.
Species There are 12 species in 2 genera in the database
Keepers 4 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Malapterurus (28 keepers)
2. Paradoxoglanis (0 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Malapterurus electricus (78.57%)
2. Malapterurus microstoma (14.29%)
3. Malapterurus beninensis (3.57%)
4. Malapterurus barbatus (3.57%)