Cat-eLog Right Families Right Claroteidae

Common member of the family Claroteidae
 
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Pronounced Claar O Tee Iday
Family Common Name Claroteid Catfishes
Features Previously a sub-family of the bagridae, this group of catfishes now enjoys its own family status.
Distribution Africa
Common Names Giraffe or African Big Eye Catfish
Size Smallest 34mm, largest 1500mm, average 373mm, most commonly 170mm. All SL.
Species There are 60 "species" in 7 genera in the database
Keepers 54 species (90%) are being kept by registered keepers
Breeders 3 "species" ( 5%) are being bred.
Down Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1.Chrysichthys 47 species(86 keepers)
2.Phyllonemus 3 species(34 keepers)
3.Lophiobagrus 4 species(30 keepers)
4.†Clarotes 2 species(7 keepers)
5.Amarginops 2 species(2 keepers)
Down Distribution of Claroteidae


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Down Most Kept Species
1.(19.25%)
2.(16.77%)
3.(9.94%)
4.(6.83%)
5.(3.73%)
6.(3.11%)
7.(2.48%)
8.(1.86%)
9.(1.86%)
10.(1.86%)
11.(1.86%)
12.(1.24%)
13.Lophiobagrus aquilus(1.24%)
14.Chrysichthys walkeri(1.24%)
15.(1.24%)
16.(1.24%)
17.(1.24%)
18.(0.62%)
19.(0.62%)
20.Lophiobagrus asperispinis(0.62%)
21.Clarotes eocenicus(0.62%)
22.(0.62%)
23.Chrysichthys uniformis(0.62%)
24.(0.62%)
25.Chrysichthys thysi(0.62%)
Down Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1.Amarginops hildae(i:0, k:1, b:0)
2.Amarginops platus(i:0, k:1, b:0)
3.(i:1, k:1, b:0)
4.(i:3, k:1, b:0)
5.(i:1, k:5, b:0)
6.Chrysichthys ansorgii(i:0, k:1, b:0)
7.(i:5, k:3, b:0)
8.Chrysichthys bocagii(i:0, k:1, b:0)
9.(i:8, k:3, b:0)
10.(i:1, k:2, b:0)
11.(i:1, k:1, b:0)
12.Chrysichthys dageti(i:0, k:1, b:0)
13.(i:2, k:1, b:0)
14.(i:2, k:1, b:0)
15.Chrysichthys duttoni(i:0, k:1, b:0)
16.(i:2, k:3, b:0)
17.(i:6, k:2, b:0)
18.Chrysichthys habereri(i:0, k:0, b:0)
19.(i:1, k:1, b:0)
20.Chrysichthys johnelsi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
21.(i:2, k:1, b:0)
22.Chrysichthys levequei(i:0, k:1, b:0)
23.(i:2, k:1, b:0)
24.Chrysichthys longidorsalis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
25.(i:1, k:3, b:0)
26.Chrysichthys mabusi(i:0, k:1, b:0)
27.(i:1, k:0, b:0)
28.(i:1, k:1, b:0)
29.(i:8, k:4, b:0)
30.Chrysichthys nyongensis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
31.Chrysichthys ogooensis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
32.Chrysichthys okae(i:0, k:1, b:0)
33.(i:8, k:27, b:0)
34.Chrysichthys persimilis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
35.Chrysichthys polli(i:0, k:1, b:0)
36.(i:2, k:0, b:0)
37.(i:6, k:2, b:0)
38.Chrysichthys rueppelli(i:0, k:1, b:0)
39.Chrysichthys sharpii(i:0, k:1, b:0)
40.(i:1, k:0, b:0)
41.(i:4, k:1, b:0)
42.(i:1, k:0, b:0)
43.Chrysichthys stappersii(i:0, k:1, b:0)
44.Chrysichthys teugelsi(i:0, k:1, b:0)
45.(i:2, k:1, b:0)
46.Chrysichthys thysi(i:0, k:1, b:0)
47.(i:2, k:1, b:0)
48.Chrysichthys uniformis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
49.(i:1, k:1, b:0)
50.Chrysichthys walkeri(i:0, k:2, b:0)
51.Clarotes eocenicus(i:0, k:1, b:0)
52.(i:11, k:6, b:0)
53.Lophiobagrus aquilus(i:0, k:2, b:0)
54.Lophiobagrus asperispinis(i:0, k:1, b:0)
55.(i:16, k:16, b:1)
56.(i:10, k:11, b:2)
57.(i:4, k:1, b:0)
58.(i:1, k:1, b:0)
59.(i:12, k:2, b:0)
60.(i:17, k:31, b:4)