Cat-eLog Right Families Right Scoloplacidae

Artistic impression of typical member of the Scoloplacidae
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Pronounced Sko low PLACID Day
Family Common Name Spiny Dwarf Catfishes
Features Small size, upward facing eyes. Row of spines / scutes running along the ridge of the fishes back from the base of the dorsal to the base of the caudal fin.
Distribution South America
Common Names These fish are very rare imports and therefore common names are yet to emerge.
Size Smallest 12mm, largest 20mm, average 15mm, most commonly 15mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 "species" in 1 genus in the database
Keepers 5 species (83%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1.Scoloplax6 species(9 keepers)
Down Distribution of Scoloplacidae

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Down Most Kept Species
3.Scoloplax distolothrix(11.11%)
4.Scoloplax dicra(11.11%)
Down Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1.Scoloplax baileyi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
2.(i:3, k:1, b:0)
3.Scoloplax dicra(i:0, k:1, b:0)
4.Scoloplax distolothrix(i:0, k:1, b:0)
5.(i:1, k:4, b:0)
6.(i:1, k:2, b:0)