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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 12mm, largest 20mm, average 15mm, most commonly 15mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 species in 1 genus in the database
Keepers 2 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down arrow Subfamilies in Scoloplacidae
1. None 6 species (100%)
Down arrow Top Five Genera
1. Scoloplax 6 species (5 keepers)
Down arrow Distribution of selected species

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Scoloplax dolicholophia (60%)
2. Scoloplax empousa (40%)
Down arrow 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)