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Artistic impression of typical member of the Akysidae
Pronounced ack eye si day
Distribution Asia
Common Names Asian Banjo Catfish, Stream Catfishes
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 220mm, average 51mm, most commonly 50mm. All SL.
Species There are 52 species in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 16 species (30%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down arrow Subfamilies in Akysidae
1. 38 species (73%)
2. 14 species (27%)
Down arrow Top Five Genera
1. Akysis 24 species (70 keepers)
2. Acrochordonichthys 5 species (8 keepers)
3. Breitensteinia 3 species (2 keepers)
4. Parakysis 6 species (2 keepers)
5. Pseudobagarius 14 species (1 keepers)
Down arrow Distribution of selected species


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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Akysis prashadi (22.89%)
2. Akysis vespa (20.48%)
3. Akysis longifilis (14.46%)
4. Akysis maculipinnis (9.64%)
5. Akysis portellus (7.23%)
6. Acrochordonichthys rugosus (7.23%)
7. Akysis hendricksoni (3.61%)
8. Breitensteinia insignis (2.41%)
9. Akysis ephippifer (2.41%)
10. Acrochordonichthys falcifer (2.41%)
11. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (1.2%)
12. Parakysis verrucosus (1.2%)
13. Parakysis notialis (1.2%)
14. Akysis vespertinus (1.2%)
15. Akysis pulvinatus (1.2%)
16. Akysis fontaneus (1.2%)
 
Down arrow Species List
1. Acrochordonichthys falcifer (i:1, k:2)
2. Acrochordonichthys guttatus (i:3, k:0)
3. Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma (i:2, k:0)
4. Acrochordonichthys rugosus (i:10, k:6)
5. Acrochordonichthys strigosus (i:2, k:0)
6. Akysis bilustris (i:3, k:0)
7. Akysis brachybarbatus (i:1, k:0)
8. Akysis clavulus (i:1, k:0)
9. Akysis clinatus (i:0, k:0)
10. Akysis ephippifer (i:3, k:2)
11. Akysis fontaneus (i:3, k:1)
12. Akysis fuliginatus (i:0, k:0)
13. Akysis galeatus (i:1, k:0)
14. Akysis hendricksoni (i:5, k:3)
15. Akysis heterurus (i:1, k:0)
16. Akysis longifilis (i:9, k:12)
17. Akysis maculipinnis (i:12, k:8)
18. Akysis manipurensis (i:0, k:0)
19. Akysis microps (i:0, k:0)
20. Akysis pictus (i:2, k:0)
21. Akysis portellus (i:5, k:6)
22. Akysis prashadi (i:20, k:19)
23. Akysis pulvinatus (i:8, k:1)
24. Akysis recavus (i:2, k:0)
25. Akysis scorteus (i:1, k:0)
26. Akysis variegatus (i:1, k:0)
27. Akysis varius (i:2, k:0)
28. Akysis vespa (i:6, k:17)
29. Akysis vespertinus (i:3, k:1)
30. Breitensteinia cessator (i:2, k:0)
31. Breitensteinia hypselurus (i:0, k:0)
32. Breitensteinia insignis (i:10, k:2)
33. Parakysis anomalopteryx (i:2, k:0)
34. Parakysis grandis (i:2, k:0)
35. Parakysis hystriculus (i:3, k:0)
36. Parakysis longirostris (i:5, k:0)
37. Parakysis notialis (i:5, k:1)
38. Parakysis verrucosus (i:2, k:1)
39. Pseudobagarius alfredi (i:1, k:0)
40. Pseudobagarius baramensis (i:0, k:0)
41. Pseudobagarius filifer (i:0, k:0)
42. Pseudobagarius fuscus (i:0, k:0)
43. Pseudobagarius hardmani (i:1, k:0)
44. Pseudobagarius inermis (i:6, k:0)
45. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (i:1, k:1)
46. Pseudobagarius macronemus (i:1, k:0)
47. Pseudobagarius meridionalis (i:3, k:0)
48. Pseudobagarius nitidus (i:0, k:0)
49. Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius (i:0, k:0)
50. Pseudobagarius similis (i:3, k:0)
51. Pseudobagarius sinensis (i:0, k:0)
52. Pseudobagarius subtilis (i:2, k:0)