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Jump to next section Species List
1.Astroblepus ardiladuartei(i:0, k:0)
2.Astroblepus bellezaensis(i:0, k:0)
3.Astroblepus boulengeri(i:3, k:0)
4.Astroblepus brachycephalus(i:3, k:0)
5.Astroblepus caquetae(i:3, k:0)
6.Astroblepus chotae(i:3, k:0)
7.Astroblepus cirratus(i:3, k:0)
8.Astroblepus cyclopus(i:0, k:0)
9.Astroblepus eigenmanni(i:3, k:0)
10.Astroblepus festae(i:3, k:0)
11.Astroblepus fissidens(i:3, k:0)
12.Astroblepus grixalvii(i:11, k:2)
13.Astroblepus guentheri(i:3, k:0)
14.Astroblepus heterodon(i:3, k:0)
15.Astroblepus homodon(i:3, k:0)
16.Astroblepus mancoi(i:8, k:1)
17.Astroblepus mariae(i:0, k:0)
18.Astroblepus marmoratus(i:3, k:0)
19.Astroblepus mojicai(i:0, k:0)
20.Astroblepus nettoferreirai(i:0, k:0)
21.Astroblepus orientalis(i:3, k:0)
22.Astroblepus pholeter(i:2, k:0)
23.Astroblepus putumayoensis(i:0, k:0)
24.Astroblepus retropinnus(i:3, k:0)
25.Astroblepus sabalo(i:3, k:0)
26.Astroblepus simonsii(i:3, k:0)
27.Astroblepus sp. (1)(i:3, k:0)
28.Astroblepus sp. (2)(i:1, k:0)
29.Astroblepus sp. (3)(i:1, k:0)
30.Astroblepus supramollis(i:0, k:1)
31.Astroblepus taczanowskii(i:3, k:1)
32.Astroblepus vaillanti(i:3, k:0)
33.Astroblepus ventralis(i:0, k:0)
34.Astroblepus whymperi(i:3, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 34 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Astroblepidae
Family Common NameCatfishes
DistributionAndean hillstreams, South America
Common NamesAndean Catfish, Hillstream Catfish.
SizeSmallest 30mm, largest 300mm, average 93mm, most commonly 80mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 34 species in 1 genus in the database
Keepers4 species (11%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1.Astroblepus (5 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Astroblepus grixalvii (40%)
2. Astroblepus taczanowskii (20%)
3. Astroblepus supramollis (20%)
4. Astroblepus mancoi (20%)