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1.Cetopsidium ferreirai(i:1, k:0)
2.Cetopsidium minutum(i:3, k:0)
3.Cetopsidium morenoi(i:1, k:0)
4.Cetopsidium orientale(i:1, k:0)
5.Cetopsidium pemon(i:3, k:0)
6.Cetopsidium roae(i:1, k:0)
7.Cetopsidium soniae(i:3, k:0)
8.Cetopsis arcana(i:1, k:0)
9.Cetopsis baudoensis(i:4, k:0)
10.Cetopsis caiapo(i:1, k:0)
11.Cetopsis candiru(i:5, k:1)
12.Cetopsis coecutiens(i:20, k:8)
13.Cetopsis fimbriata(i:1, k:1)
14.Cetopsis gobioides(i:1, k:0)
15.Cetopsis jurubidae(i:1, k:0)
16.Cetopsis montana(i:1, k:0)
17.Cetopsis motatanensis(i:1, k:0)
18.Cetopsis oliveirai(i:2, k:0)
19.Cetopsis orinoco(i:11, k:1)
20.Cetopsis othonops(i:1, k:0)
21.Cetopsis parma(i:2, k:1)
22.Cetopsis pearsoni(i:1, k:0)
23.Cetopsis plumbea(i:2, k:0)
24.Cetopsis sandrae(i:8, k:1)
25.Cetopsis sarcodes(i:1, k:0)
26.Cetopsis sp. (1)(i:7, k:0)
27.Cetopsis starnesi(i:1, k:0)
28.Cetopsis umbrosa(i:2, k:0)
29.Denticetopsis epa(i:1, k:0)
30.Denticetopsis iwokrama(i:2, k:0)
31.Denticetopsis macilenta(i:2, k:0)
32.Denticetopsis praecox(i:4, k:0)
33.Denticetopsis royeroi(i:1, k:0)
34.Denticetopsis sauli(i:2, k:0)
35.Denticetopsis seducta(i:6, k:4)
36.Helogenes castaneus(i:1, k:0)
37.Helogenes gouldingi(i:2, k:0)
38.Helogenes marmoratus(i:13, k:5)
39.Helogenes uruyensis(i:1, k:0)
40.Paracetopsis atahualpa(i:1, k:0)
41.Paracetopsis bleekeri(i:1, k:0)
42.Paracetopsis esmeraldas(i:1, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 42 species
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Family Common NameWhale Catfishes
DistributionSouth America
Common Names(Baby) Whale Catfish
SizeSmallest 18mm, largest 265mm, average 93mm, most commonly 43mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 42 species in 5 genera in the database
Keepers8 species (19%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1.Cetopsis , 21 species (13 keepers)
2.Helogenes , 4 species (5 keepers)
3.Denticetopsis , 7 species (4 keepers)
4.Cetopsidium , 7 species (0 keepers)
5.Paracetopsis , 3 species (0 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Cetopsis coecutiens (36.36%)
2. Helogenes marmoratus (22.73%)
3. Denticetopsis seducta (18.18%)
4. Cetopsis sandrae (4.55%)
5. Cetopsis parma (4.55%)
6. Cetopsis orinoco (4.55%)
7. Cetopsis fimbriata (4.55%)
8. Cetopsis candiru (4.55%)