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Artistic impression of typical member of the Akysidae
 
Down arrow Family Overview
Distribution Asia
Common Names Asian Banjo Catfish, Stream Catfishes
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 220mm, average 51mm, most commonly 50mm. All SL.
Species There are 53 "species" in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 16 species (30%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down arrow Subfamilies in Akysidae (by species)
1. Akysinae 39 species (74%)
2. Parakysinae 14 species (26%)
Down arrow Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1. Akysis 24 species (72 keepers)
2. Acrochordonichthys 5 species (8 keepers)
3. Breitensteinia 3 species (2 keepers)
4. Parakysis 6 species (2 keepers)
5. Pseudobagarius 15 species (1 keepers)
Down arrow Distribution of Akysidae


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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Akysis prashadi (23.53%)
2. Akysis vespa (21.18%)
3. Akysis longifilis (14.12%)
4. Akysis maculipinnis (9.41%)
5. Akysis portellus (7.06%)
6. Acrochordonichthys rugosus (7.06%)
7. Akysis hendricksoni (3.53%)
8. Breitensteinia insignis (2.35%)
9. Akysis ephippifer (2.35%)
10. Acrochordonichthys falcifer (2.35%)
11. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (1.18%)
12. Parakysis verrucosus (1.18%)
13. Parakysis notialis (1.18%)
14. Akysis vespertinus (1.18%)
15. Akysis pulvinatus (1.18%)
16. Akysis fontaneus (1.18%)
Down arrow Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1. Acrochordonichthys falcifer (i:1, k:2, b:0)
2. Acrochordonichthys guttatus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
3. Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma (i:2, k:0, b:0)
4. Acrochordonichthys rugosus (i:10, k:6, b:0)
5. Acrochordonichthys strigosus (i:2, k:0, b:0)
6. Akysis bilustris (i:3, k:0, b:0)
7. Akysis brachybarbatus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
8. Akysis clavulus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
9. Akysis clinatus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
10. Akysis ephippifer (i:3, k:2, b:0)
11. Akysis fontaneus (i:3, k:1, b:0)
12. Akysis fuliginatus (i:0, k:0, b:0)
13. Akysis galeatus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
14. Akysis hendricksoni (i:5, k:3, b:0)
15. Akysis heterurus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
16. Akysis longifilis (i:9, k:12, b:0)
17. Akysis maculipinnis (i:12, k:8, b:0)
18. Akysis manipurensis (i:0, k:0, b:0)
19. Akysis microps (i:3, k:0, b:0)
20. Akysis pictus (i:2, k:0, b:0)
21. Akysis portellus (i:5, k:6, b:0)
22. Akysis prashadi (i:20, k:20, b:0)
23. Akysis pulvinatus (i:8, k:1, b:0)
24. Akysis recavus (i:2, k:0, b:0)
25. Akysis scorteus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
26. Akysis variegatus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
27. Akysis varius (i:2, k:0, b:0)
28. Akysis vespa (i:6, k:18, b:0)
29. Akysis vespertinus (i:3, k:1, b:0)
30. Breitensteinia cessator (i:2, k:0, b:0)
31. Breitensteinia hypselurus (i:0, k:0, b:0)
32. Breitensteinia insignis (i:10, k:2, b:0)
33. Parakysis anomalopteryx (i:2, k:0, b:0)
34. Parakysis grandis (i:2, k:0, b:0)
35. Parakysis hystriculus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
36. Parakysis longirostris (i:5, k:0, b:0)
37. Parakysis notialis (i:5, k:1, b:0)
38. Parakysis verrucosus (i:2, k:1, b:0)
39. Pseudobagarius alfredi (i:1, k:0, b:0)
40. Pseudobagarius baramensis (i:0, k:0, b:0)
41. Pseudobagarius eustictus (i:3, k:0, b:0)
42. Pseudobagarius filifer (i:0, k:0, b:0)
43. Pseudobagarius fuscus (i:1, k:0, b:0)
44. Pseudobagarius hardmani (i:1, k:0, b:0)
45. Pseudobagarius inermis (i:6, k:0, b:0)
46. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (i:1, k:1, b:0)
47. Pseudobagarius macronema (i:1, k:0, b:0)
48. Pseudobagarius meridionalis (i:3, k:0, b:0)
49. Pseudobagarius nitidus (i:0, k:0, b:0)
50. Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius (i:0, k:0, b:0)
51. Pseudobagarius similis (i:3, k:0, b:0)
52. Pseudobagarius sinensis (i:0, k:0, b:0)
53. Pseudobagarius subtilis (i:1, k:0, b:0)