| Family Overview
|Am FILL E Id Day
|Family Common Name
|African Hillstream Catfishes
|Named after the Amphilus genus.
|Long either loach-like or thin elongated body. Some species with an underslung mouth reminiscent of South American whiptail catfishes (Rineloricaria).
|Imports are so rare that common names are not established.
|Smallest 20mm, largest 195mm, average 78mm, most commonly 50mm. All SL.
|There are 3 subfamilies in the database
|There are 103 "species" in 13 genera in the database
|10 species ( 9%) are being kept by registered keepers