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Jump to next section Species List
1. Bullockia maldonadoi (i:1, k:0)
2. Eremophilus mutisii (i:8, k:1)
3. Haemomaster venezuelae (i:2, k:0)
4. Hatcheria macraei (i:0, k:0)
5. Henonemus punctatus (i:1, k:0)
6. Henonemus taxistigmus (i:2, k:0)
7. Henonemus triacanthopomus (i:2, k:0)
8. Ituglanis amazonicus (i:6, k:2)
9. Ituglanis boitata (i:0, k:0)
10. Ituglanis metae (i:10, k:7)
11. Ituglanis passensis (i:1, k:0)
12. Listrura nematopteryx (i:1, k:0)
13. Microcambeva barbata (i:0, k:0)
14. Microcambeva draco (i:0, k:0)
15. Microcambeva ribeirae (i:0, k:0)
16. Miuroglanis platycephalus (i:1, k:0)
17. Ochmacanthus cf. alternus (i:2, k:0)
18. Ochmacanthus orinoco (i:3, k:0)
19. Parastegophilus paulensis (i:2, k:0)
20. Paravandellia oxyptera (i:2, k:0)
21. Pareiodon microps (i:0, k:0)
22. Pareiodon sp. (1) (i:10, k:1)
23. Pseudostegophilus nemurus (i:8, k:4)
24. Pygidianops cuao (i:1, k:0)
25. Rhizosomichthys totae (i:7, k:0)
26. Sarcoglanis simplex (i:2, k:0)
27. Scleronema angustirostre (i:2, k:0)
28. Silvinichthys huachi (i:0, k:0)
29. Stauroglanis gouldingi (i:1, k:0)
30. Stegophilus insidiosus (i:3, k:0)
31. Stegophilus punctatus (i:2, k:0)
32. Stegophilus septentrionalis (i:1, k:0)
33. Trichogenes longipinnis (i:3, k:0)
34. Trichomycterus albinotatus (i:1, k:0)
35. Trichomycterus alternatus (i:5, k:1)
36. Trichomycterus arleoi (i:1, k:0)
37. Trichomycterus auroguttatus (i:1, k:0)
38. Trichomycterus bomboizanus (i:3, k:0)
39. Trichomycterus borellii (i:3, k:0)
40. Trichomycterus dali (i:1, k:0)
41. Trichomycterus davisi (i:0, k:0)
42. Trichomycterus gabrieli (i:2, k:0)
43. Trichomycterus iheringi (i:6, k:0)
44. Trichomycterus immaculatus (i:1, k:0)
45. Trichomycterus itatiayae (i:1, k:0)
46. Trichomycterus maracaya (i:1, k:1)
47. Trichomycterus migrans (i:3, k:0)
48. Trichomycterus minus (i:0, k:0)
49. Trichomycterus mirissumba (i:2, k:0)
50. Trichomycterus mondolfi (i:4, k:2)
51. Trichomycterus sp. (1) (i:4, k:0)
52. Trichomycterus spegazzini (i:3, k:0)
53. Trichomycterus spilosoma (i:3, k:0)
54. Trichomycterus striatus (i:1, k:0)
55. Trichomycterus zonatus (i:0, k:0)
56. Tridensimilis brevis (i:8, k:3)
57. Tridensimilis venezuelae (i:8, k:1)
58. Typhlobelus guacamaya (i:1, k:0)
59. Vandellia cirrhosa (i:8, k:2)
60. Vandellia sanguinea (i:2, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 60 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Trichomycteridae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution South America
Common Names Although a fairly large family found in areas where commercial exporting is established, these fish are rarely collected for sale. The most commonly encountered name is their local name, 'Candiru'.
Size Smallest 12mm, largest 300mm, average 75mm, most commonly 60mm. All SL.
Species There are 60 species in 26 genera in the database
Keepers 11 species (18%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Ituglanis (9 keepers)
2. Pseudostegophilus (4 keepers)
3. Trichomycterus (4 keepers)
4. Tridensimilis (4 keepers)
5. Vandellia (2 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Ituglanis metae (28%)
2. Pseudostegophilus nemurus (16%)
3. Tridensimilis brevis (12%)
4. Vandellia cirrhosa (8%)
5. Trichomycterus mondolfi (8%)
6. Ituglanis amazonicus (8%)
7. Tridensimilis venezuelae (4%)
8. Trichomycterus maracaya (4%)
9. Trichomycterus alternatus (4%)
10. Pareiodon sp. (1) (4%)
11. Eremophilus mutisii (4%)