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1. Acanthocleithron chapini (i:2, k:0)
2. Atopochilus chabanaudi (i:0, k:0)
3. Atopochilus christyi (i:0, k:0)
4. Atopochilus macrocephalus (i:0, k:0)
5. Atopochilus mandevillei (i:2, k:0)
6. Atopochilus pachychilus (i:0, k:0)
7. Atopochilus savorgnani (i:1, k:0)
8. Atopochilus sp. (1) (i:4, k:0)
9. Atopochilus vogti (i:1, k:0)
10. Atopodontus adriaensi (i:7, k:0)
11. Chiloglanis angolensis (i:1, k:0)
12. Chiloglanis anoterus (i:4, k:0)
13. Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis (i:1, k:0)
14. Chiloglanis batesii (i:4, k:0)
15. Chiloglanis benuensis (i:0, k:0)
16. Chiloglanis bifurcus (i:0, k:0)
17. Chiloglanis brevibarbis (i:0, k:0)
18. Chiloglanis camarabounyi (i:0, k:0)
19. Chiloglanis cameronensis (i:0, k:0)
20. Chiloglanis carnosus (i:0, k:0)
21. Chiloglanis cf. disneyi (i:4, k:4)
22. Chiloglanis cf. neumanni (i:7, k:0)
23. Chiloglanis congicus (i:7, k:3)
24. Chiloglanis deckenii (i:0, k:0)
25. Chiloglanis devosi (i:0, k:0)
26. Chiloglanis dialloi (i:0, k:0)
27. Chiloglanis disneyi (i:0, k:0)
28. Chiloglanis elisabethianus (i:0, k:0)
29. Chiloglanis emarginatus (i:2, k:0)
30. Chiloglanis fasciatus (i:0, k:0)
31. Chiloglanis harbinger (i:0, k:0)
32. Chiloglanis igamba (i:4, k:0)
33. Chiloglanis kabaensis (i:0, k:0)
34. Chiloglanis kalambo (i:0, k:0)
35. Chiloglanis kazumbei (i:3, k:0)
36. Chiloglanis kerioensis (i:0, k:0)
37. Chiloglanis kolente (i:0, k:0)
38. Chiloglanis lamottei (i:0, k:0)
39. Chiloglanis loffabrevum (i:0, k:0)
40. Chiloglanis longibarbis (i:0, k:0)
41. Chiloglanis lufirae (i:0, k:0)
42. Chiloglanis lukugae (i:1, k:0)
43. Chiloglanis macropterus (i:2, k:0)
44. Chiloglanis marlieri (i:0, k:0)
45. Chiloglanis mbozi (i:0, k:0)
46. Chiloglanis microps (i:0, k:0)
47. Chiloglanis modjensis (i:0, k:0)
48. Chiloglanis mongoensis (i:0, k:0)
49. Chiloglanis neumanni (i:3, k:3)
50. Chiloglanis niger (i:0, k:0)
51. Chiloglanis normani (i:0, k:0)
52. Chiloglanis nzerekore (i:0, k:0)
53. Chiloglanis occidentalis (i:1, k:0)
54. Chiloglanis orthodontus (i:3, k:0)
55. Chiloglanis paratus (i:2, k:0)
56. Chiloglanis pezoldi (i:0, k:0)
57. Chiloglanis pojeri (i:0, k:0)
58. Chiloglanis polyodon (i:0, k:0)
59. Chiloglanis polypogon (i:8, k:3)
60. Chiloglanis pretoriae (i:13, k:1)
61. Chiloglanis productus (i:0, k:0)
62. Chiloglanis reticulatus (i:0, k:0)
63. Chiloglanis rukwaensis (i:0, k:0)
64. Chiloglanis ruziziensis (i:0, k:0)
65. Chiloglanis sanagaensis (i:0, k:0)
66. Chiloglanis sardinhai (i:0, k:0)
67. Chiloglanis somereni (i:1, k:0)
68. Chiloglanis sp. (1) (i:3, k:0)
69. Chiloglanis sp. `PUNGWE RIVER` (i:3, k:0)
70. Chiloglanis swierstrai (i:0, k:0)
71. Chiloglanis trilobatus (i:2, k:0)
72. Chiloglanis tweddlei (i:0, k:0)
73. Chiloglanis voltae (i:0, k:0)
74. Euchilichthys boulengeri (i:0, k:0)
75. Euchilichthys cf. astatodon (i:4, k:1)
76. Euchilichthys dybowskii (i:1, k:0)
77. Euchilichthys guentheri (i:12, k:6)
78. Euchilichthys royauxi (i:7, k:1)
79. Euchilichthys sp. (1) (i:3, k:0)
80. Microsynodontis armatus (i:0, k:0)
81. Microsynodontis batesii (i:5, k:26)
82. Microsynodontis christyi (i:2, k:2)
83. Microsynodontis emarginatus (i:1, k:0)
84. Microsynodontis hirsutus (i:1, k:0)
85. Microsynodontis laevigatus (i:0, k:0)
86. Microsynodontis lamberti (i:1, k:0)
87. Microsynodontis nannoculus (i:1, k:0)
88. Microsynodontis nasutus (i:1, k:0)
89. Microsynodontis notatus (i:0, k:0)
90. Microsynodontis polli (i:15, k:22)
91. Microsynodontis sp. (1) (i:16, k:25)
92. Microsynodontis vigilis (i:1, k:0)
93. Mochokiella paynei (i:16, k:20)
94. Mochokus brevis (i:1, k:0)
95. Mochokus niloticus (i:4, k:0)
96. Synodontis acanthomias (i:13, k:10)
97. Synodontis acanthoperca (i:3, k:0)
98. Synodontis aff. multipunctatus (i:1, k:4)
99. Synodontis afrofischeri (i:14, k:4)
100. Synodontis alberti (i:13, k:29)
101. Synodontis albolineatus (i:4, k:2)
102. Synodontis angelicus (i:24, k:98)
103. Synodontis annectens (i:6, k:0)
104. Synodontis ansorgii (i:12, k:8)
105. Synodontis arnoulti (i:4, k:0)
106. Synodontis aterrimus (i:2, k:18)
107. Synodontis bastiani (i:8, k:3)
108. Synodontis batensoda (i:13, k:18)
109. Synodontis batesii (i:13, k:7)
110. Synodontis brichardi (i:14, k:50)
111. Synodontis budgetti (i:5, k:5)
112. Synodontis camelopardalis (i:5, k:6)
113. Synodontis carineae (i:0, k:0)
114. Synodontis caudalis (i:10, k:3)
115. Synodontis caudovittatus (i:7, k:1)
116. Synodontis centralis (i:3, k:0)
117. Synodontis cf. multimaculatus (i:1, k:1)
118. Synodontis cf. petricola (i:2, k:12)
119. Synodontis cf. polli(1) (i:7, k:4)
120. Synodontis cf. polli(2) (i:1, k:2)
121. Synodontis clarias (i:10, k:15)
122. Synodontis comoensis (i:2, k:6)
123. Synodontis congicus (i:11, k:8)
124. Synodontis contractus (i:9, k:17)
125. Synodontis courteti (i:6, k:1)
126. Synodontis cuangoanus (i:6, k:2)
127. Synodontis decorus (i:13, k:105)
128. Synodontis dekimpei (i:1, k:0)
129. Synodontis denticulatus (i:0, k:0)
130. Synodontis depauwi (i:4, k:0)
131. Synodontis dhonti (i:3, k:4)
132. Synodontis dorsomaculatus (i:6, k:1)
133. Synodontis eupterus (i:22, k:339)
134. Synodontis filamentosus (i:9, k:7)
135. Synodontis flavitaeniatus (i:14, k:55)
136. Synodontis frontosus (i:4, k:10)
137. Synodontis fuelleborni (i:6, k:0)
138. Synodontis geledensis (i:4, k:0)
139. Synodontis gobroni (i:4, k:0)
140. Synodontis grandiops (i:10, k:15)
141. Synodontis granulosus (i:16, k:35)
142. Synodontis greshoffi (i:12, k:13)
143. Synodontis guttatus (i:2, k:0)
144. Synodontis haugi (i:6, k:0)
145. Synodontis ilebrevis (i:4, k:2)
146. Synodontis irsacae (i:24, k:2)
147. Synodontis iturii (i:3, k:0)
148. Synodontis katangae (i:3, k:1)
149. Synodontis khartoumensis (i:3, k:0)
150. Synodontis koensis (i:3, k:4)
151. Synodontis kogonensis (i:0, k:0)
152. Synodontis laessoei (i:6, k:0)
153. Synodontis leopardinus (i:1, k:0)
154. Synodontis leopardus (i:0, k:0)
155. Synodontis levequei (i:1, k:0)
156. Synodontis longirostris (i:13, k:13)
157. Synodontis longispinis (i:3, k:0)
158. Synodontis lucipinnis (i:22, k:148)
159. Synodontis lufirae (i:6, k:3)
160. Synodontis macrophthalmus (i:3, k:0)
161. Synodontis macrops (i:8, k:1)
162. Synodontis macropunctatus (i:2, k:0)
163. Synodontis macrostigma (i:5, k:0)
164. Synodontis macrostoma (i:3, k:0)
165. Synodontis manni (i:0, k:0)
166. Synodontis marmoratus (i:3, k:0)
167. Synodontis matthesi (i:6, k:0)
168. Synodontis melanopterus (i:6, k:0)
169. Synodontis melanostictus (i:8, k:0)
170. Synodontis membranaceus (i:16, k:19)
171. Synodontis multimaculatus (i:5, k:4)
172. Synodontis multipunctatus (i:24, k:180)
173. Synodontis nebulosus (i:4, k:0)
174. Synodontis ngouniensis (i:0, k:0)
175. Synodontis nigrita (i:13, k:69)
176. Synodontis nigriventris (i:25, k:185)
177. Synodontis nigromaculatus (i:7, k:6)
178. Synodontis njassae (i:13, k:28)
179. Synodontis notatus (i:14, k:29)
180. Synodontis nummifer (i:7, k:6)
181. Synodontis obesus (i:8, k:1)
182. Synodontis ocellifer (i:10, k:73)
183. Synodontis omias (i:1, k:0)
184. Synodontis orientalis (i:10, k:1)
185. Synodontis ornatipinnis (i:9, k:20)
186. Synodontis ornatissimus (i:4, k:0)
187. Synodontis ouemeensis (i:5, k:1)
188. Synodontis pardalis (i:15, k:19)
189. Synodontis petricola (i:16, k:167)
190. Synodontis pleurops (i:12, k:19)
191. Synodontis polli (i:18, k:30)
192. Synodontis polyodon (i:2, k:0)
193. Synodontis polystigma (i:3, k:0)
194. Synodontis pulcher (i:3, k:0)
195. Synodontis punctifer (i:7, k:2)
196. Synodontis punctulatus (i:4, k:0)
197. Synodontis punu (i:0, k:0)
198. Synodontis rebeli (i:1, k:3)
199. Synodontis resupinatus (i:14, k:4)
200. Synodontis ricardoae (i:0, k:0)
201. Synodontis robbianus (i:9, k:7)
202. Synodontis robertsi (i:12, k:14)
203. Synodontis ruandae (i:3, k:0)
204. Synodontis rufigiensis (i:4, k:0)
205. Synodontis rukwaensis (i:3, k:0)
206. Synodontis schall (i:23, k:11)
207. Synodontis schoutedeni (i:19, k:58)
208. Synodontis serpentis (i:2, k:6)
209. Synodontis serratus (i:1, k:0)
210. Synodontis smiti (i:4, k:2)
211. Synodontis soloni (i:16, k:19)
212. Synodontis sorex (i:5, k:0)
213. Synodontis sp. (1) (i:3, k:2)
214. Synodontis sp. (2) (i:0, k:0)
215. Synodontis sp. (3) (i:0, k:3)
216. Synodontis sp. (4) (i:1, k:1)
217. Synodontis sp. (5) (i:2, k:0)
218. Synodontis sp. (6) (i:1, k:5)
219. Synodontis sp. (8) (i:1, k:0)
220. Synodontis sp. (9) (i:1, k:0)
221. Synodontis sp. hybrid(1) (i:10, k:16)
222. Synodontis sp. hybrid(2) (i:2, k:1)
223. Synodontis sp. hybrid(3) (i:11, k:5)
224. Synodontis sp. hybrid(4) (i:9, k:4)
225. Synodontis sp. hybrid(5) (i:3, k:22)
226. Synodontis sp. hybrid(6) (i:4, k:2)
227. Synodontis sp. hybrid(7) (i:1, k:2)
228. Synodontis sp. hybrid(8) (i:3, k:2)
229. Synodontis sp. hybrid(9) (i:7, k:5)
230. Synodontis sp. `CROCODILE ISLAND` (i:7, k:1)
231. Synodontis sp. `JA RIVER` (i:8, k:1)
232. Synodontis sp. `LOWER GUINEA` (i:4, k:0)
233. Synodontis sp. `POLLI WHITE` (i:13, k:11)
234. Synodontis steindachneri (i:3, k:0)
235. Synodontis tanganyicae (i:11, k:5)
236. Synodontis tessmanni (i:7, k:0)
237. Synodontis thamalakanensis (i:0, k:0)
238. Synodontis thysi (i:3, k:0)
239. Synodontis tourei (i:3, k:0)
240. Synodontis unicolor (i:3, k:0)
241. Synodontis vanderwaali (i:8, k:0)
242. Synodontis velifer (i:6, k:2)
243. Synodontis vermiculatus (i:3, k:0)
244. Synodontis victoriae (i:3, k:0)
245. Synodontis violaceus (i:3, k:0)
246. Synodontis voltae (i:1, k:0)
247. Synodontis waterloti (i:26, k:12)
248. Synodontis woleuensis (i:1, k:0)
249. Synodontis woosnami (i:4, k:0)
250. Synodontis xiphias (i:1, k:0)
251. Synodontis zambezensis (i:11, k:0)
252. Synodontis zanzibaricus (i:3, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 252 species
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mochokidae
Family Common Name Upside Down Catfish
Distribution Africa
Common Names Upside Down Catfish, Syno, Squeaker, Lace Catfish, Suckermouth Catlet
Size Smallest 27mm, largest 760mm, average 176mm, most commonly 100mm. All SL.
Species There are 252 species in 9 genera in the database
Keepers 104 species (41%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Subfamilies
1. Mochokinae, 174 species (69%)
2. Chiloglanidinae, 78 species (31%)
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Synodontis , 157 species (2177 keepers)
2. Microsynodontis , 13 species (75 keepers)
3. Mochokiella , 1 species (20 keepers)
4. Chiloglanis , 63 species (14 keepers)
5. Euchilichthys , 6 species (8 keepers)
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1. Synodontis eupterus (14.78%)
2. Synodontis nigriventris (8.06%)
3. Synodontis multipunctatus (7.85%)
4. Synodontis petricola (7.28%)
5. Synodontis lucipinnis (6.45%)
6. Synodontis decorus (4.58%)
7. Synodontis angelicus (4.27%)
8. Synodontis ocellifer (3.18%)
9. Synodontis nigrita (3.01%)
10. Synodontis schoutedeni (2.53%)
11. Synodontis flavitaeniatus (2.4%)
12. Synodontis brichardi (2.18%)
13. Synodontis granulosus (1.53%)
14. Synodontis polli (1.31%)
15. Synodontis notatus (1.26%)
16. Synodontis alberti (1.26%)
17. Synodontis njassae (1.22%)
18. Microsynodontis batesii (1.13%)
19. Microsynodontis sp. (1) (1.09%)
20. Synodontis sp. hybrid(5) (0.96%)
21. Microsynodontis polli (0.96%)
22. Synodontis ornatipinnis (0.87%)
23. Mochokiella paynei (0.87%)
24. Synodontis soloni (0.83%)
25. Synodontis pleurops (0.83%)