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Jump to next section Species List
1. Ariopsis assimilis (i:3, k:0)
2. Ariopsis felis (i:7, k:1)
3. Ariopsis guatemalensis (i:1, k:0)
4. Ariopsis midgelyi (i:1, k:0)
5. Ariopsis seemanni (i:12, k:25)
6. Arius acutirostris (i:3, k:0)
7. Arius africanus (i:0, k:0)
8. Arius berneyi (i:2, k:6)
9. Arius festinus (i:0, k:0)
10. Arius graeffei (i:2, k:3)
11. Arius heudelotii (i:1, k:0)
12. Arius latiscutatus (i:3, k:0)
13. Arius leptonotacanthus (i:1, k:0)
14. Arius maculatus (i:9, k:0)
15. Arius madagascariensis (i:0, k:0)
16. Arius oetik (i:1, k:0)
17. Arius uncinatus (i:0, k:0)
18. Arius venosus (i:1, k:0)
19. Bagre marinus (i:9, k:0)
20. Bagre panamensis (i:1, k:0)
21. Bagre pinnimaculatus (i:1, k:0)
22. Batrachocephalus mino (i:2, k:0)
23. Cathorops aguadulce (i:2, k:0)
24. Cathorops belizensis (i:2, k:0)
25. Cathorops dasycephalus (i:1, k:0)
26. Cathorops fuerthii (i:1, k:0)
27. Cathorops higuchii (i:2, k:0)
28. Cathorops hypophthalmus (i:1, k:0)
29. Cathorops kailolae (i:2, k:0)
30. Cathorops melanopus (i:2, k:0)
31. Cathorops multiradiatus (i:1, k:0)
32. Cathorops spixii (i:2, k:0)
33. Cathorops steindachneri (i:1, k:0)
34. Cathorops taylori (i:1, k:0)
35. Cathorops tuyra (i:1, k:0)
36. Cephalocassis borneensis (i:4, k:0)
37. Cephalocassis jatia (i:1, k:0)
38. Cephalocassis melanochir (i:1, k:0)
39. Cinetodus froggatti (i:2, k:0)
40. Cryptarius truncatus (i:7, k:0)
41. Galeichthys feliceps (i:1, k:0)
42. Galeichthys peruvianus (i:1, k:0)
43. Genidens barbus (i:1, k:0)
44. Genidens genidens (i:1, k:0)
45. Hemiarius sona (i:1, k:0)
46. Hemiarius stormii (i:2, k:0)
47. Hemiarius verrucosus (i:1, k:0)
48. Hemipimelodus borneensis (i:2, k:0)
49. Hexanematichthys mastersi (i:3, k:0)
50. Hexanematichthys sagor (i:2, k:0)
51. Ketengus typus (i:4, k:0)
52. Nedystoma novaeguineae (i:1, k:0)
53. Nemapteryx nenga (i:5, k:0)
54. Neoarius graeffei (i:3, k:0)
55. Neoarius latirostris (i:0, k:0)
56. Netuma bilineata (i:4, k:0)
57. Netuma thalassina (i:1, k:1)
58. Notarius armbrusteri (i:2, k:0)
59. Notarius biffi (i:1, k:0)
60. Notarius cookei (i:1, k:0)
61. Notarius insculptus (i:1, k:0)
62. Notarius kessleri (i:1, k:0)
63. Notarius lentiginosus (i:1, k:0)
64. Notarius planiceps (i:1, k:0)
65. Notarius sp. (1) (i:2, k:0)
66. Notarius troschelii (i:1, k:0)
67. Occidentarius platypogon (i:1, k:0)
68. Osteogeneiosus militaris (i:10, k:0)
69. Plicofollis argyropleuron (i:1, k:0)
70. Plicofollis dussumieri (i:1, k:0)
71. Plicofollis nella (i:1, k:0)
72. Potamarius nelsoni (i:1, k:0)
73. Sciades dowii (i:1, k:0)
74. Sciades herzbergii (i:3, k:0)
75. Sciades paucus (i:1, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 75 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Ariidae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution Worldwide mainly in estuarine areas.
Common Names Black Tip Colombian Shark Catfish, Gafftopsail
Size Smallest 150mm, largest 1850mm, average 454mm, most commonly 300mm. All SL.
Species There are 75 species in 24 genera in the database
Keepers 5 species ( 6%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Ariopsis (26 keepers)
2. Arius (9 keepers)
3. Netuma (1 keepers)
4. Neoarius (0 keepers)
5. Notarius (0 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Ariopsis seemanni (69.44%)
2. Arius berneyi (16.67%)
3. Arius graeffei (8.33%)
4. Netuma thalassina (2.78%)
5. Ariopsis felis (2.78%)

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