Many species have differing features within this large family. Generally a large fleshy adipose fin is present along with a deeply forked caudal fin. Some posses thickened membranes on the babels or suckermouth.
Sand sharks, Hill-stream catfishes, Moth Catfish, Asian Whiptails
Smallest 26mm, largest 1525mm, average 124mm, most commonly 100mm. All SL.
There are 137 species in 23 genera in the database
38 species (27%) are being kept by registered keepers