Cat-eLog Right Arrow Families Right Arrow Scoloplacidae

Artistic impression of typical member of the Scoloplacidae
Family Common Name Spiny Dwarf Catfishes
Distribution South America
Common Names These fish are very rare imports and therefore common names are yet to emerge.
Size Smallest 14mm, largest 20mm, average 16mm, most commonly 16mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 species in 1 genus in the database
Keepers 2 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Subfamilies in Scoloplacidae
1. None 6 species (100%)
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Scoloplax 6 species (8 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species

Log in to view data on a map.
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Scoloplax dolicholophia (60%)
2. Scoloplax empousa (40%)
Jump to next section Species List
1. Scoloplax baileyi (i:0, k:0)
2. Scoloplax baskini (i:3, k:0)
3. Scoloplax dicra (i:0, k:0)
4. Scoloplax distolothrix (i:0, k:0)
5. Scoloplax dolicholophia (i:1, k:3)
6. Scoloplax empousa (i:1, k:2)