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Jump to next section Species List
1.Ailiichthys punctata(i:3, k:0)
2.Eutropiichthys britzi(i:1, k:0)
3.Eutropiichthys burmannicus(i:1, k:0)
4.Eutropiichthys vacha(i:5, k:0)
5.Irvineia orientalis(i:0, k:0)
6.Irvineia voltae(i:0, k:0)
7.Pachypterus acutirostris(i:3, k:0)
8.Pachypterus atherinoides(i:8, k:1)
9.Parailia congica(i:2, k:0)
10.Parailia occidentalis(i:1, k:1)
11.Parailia pellucida(i:7, k:13)
12.Parailia somalensis(i:3, k:0)
13.Parailia spiniserrata(i:0, k:0)
14.Pareutropius buffei(i:14, k:30)
15.Pareutropius debauwi(i:1, k:9)
16.Pareutropius longifilis(i:1, k:0)
17.Pareutropius mandevillei(i:6, k:2)
18.Platytropius longianalis(i:1, k:0)
19.Proeutropiichthys taakree(i:5, k:0)
20.Schilbe angolensis(i:0, k:0)
21.Schilbe banguelensis(i:0, k:0)
22.Schilbe bocagii(i:0, k:0)
23.Schilbe brevianalis(i:7, k:2)
24.Schilbe congensis(i:1, k:0)
25.Schilbe djeremi(i:0, k:0)
26.Schilbe durinii(i:0, k:0)
27.Schilbe grenfelli(i:2, k:4)
28.Schilbe intermedius(i:13, k:10)
29.Schilbe laticeps(i:0, k:0)
30.Schilbe mandibularis(i:2, k:0)
31.Schilbe marmoratus(i:5, k:2)
32.Schilbe micropogon(i:0, k:0)
33.Schilbe moebiusii(i:0, k:0)
34.Schilbe multitaeniatus(i:0, k:0)
35.Schilbe mystus(i:3, k:0)
36.Schilbe nyongensis(i:0, k:0)
37.Schilbe tumbanus(i:0, k:0)
38.Schilbe uranoscopus(i:3, k:0)
39.Schilbe yangambianus(i:1, k:0)
40.Schilbe zairensis(i:0, k:0)
41.Silonia silondia(i:5, k:0)
42.Siluranodon auritus(i:0, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 42 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Schilbeidae
schilbeidae
Family Common NameCatfishes
DistributionAfrica
Common NamesButter Catfish
SizeSmallest 50mm, largest 1600mm, average 238mm, most commonly 90mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 42 species in 11 genera in the database
Keepers10 species (23%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1.Pareutropius (41 keepers)
2.Schilbe (18 keepers)
3.Parailia (14 keepers)
4.Pachypterus (1 keepers)
5.Siluranodon (0 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Pareutropius buffei (40.54%)
2. Parailia pellucida (17.57%)
3. Schilbe intermedius (13.51%)
4. Pareutropius debauwi (12.16%)
5. Schilbe grenfelli (5.41%)
6. Schilbe marmoratus (2.7%)
7. Schilbe brevianalis (2.7%)
8. Pareutropius mandevillei (2.7%)
9. Parailia occidentalis (1.35%)
10. Pachypterus atherinoides (1.35%)