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Artistic impression of typical member of the Akysidae
Family Common Name Asian Stream Catfishes
Distribution Asia
Common Names Asian Banjo Catfish, Stream Catfishes
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 330mm, average 62mm, most commonly 35mm. All SL.
Species There are 50 species in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 16 species (32%) are being kept by registered keepers
 
Jump to next section Subfamilies in Akysidae
1. Akysinae 36 species (72%)
2. Parakysinae 14 species (28%)
 
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Pseudobagarius 13 species (995 keepers)
2. Akysis 23 species (733 keepers)
3. Parakysis 6 species (447 keepers)
4. Breitensteinia 3 species (218 keepers)
5. Acrochordonichthys 5 species (22 keepers)
 
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Akysis vespa (22.08%)
2. Akysis prashadi (22.08%)
3. Akysis longifilis (15.58%)
4. Akysis maculipinnis (10.39%)
5. Acrochordonichthys rugosus (7.79%)
6. Akysis hendricksoni (3.9%)
7. Breitensteinia insignis (2.6%)
8. Akysis portellus (2.6%)
9. Akysis ephippifer (2.6%)
10. Acrochordonichthys falcifer (2.6%)
11. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (1.3%)
12. Parakysis verrucosus (1.3%)
13. Parakysis notialis (1.3%)
14. Akysis vespertinus (1.3%)
15. Akysis pulvinatus (1.3%)
16. Akysis fontaneus (1.3%)
 
Jump to next section 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 pictus (i:2, k:0)
20. Akysis portellus (i:5, k:2)
21. Akysis prashadi (i:20, k:17)
22. Akysis pulvinatus (i:8, k:1)
23. Akysis recavus (i:2, k:0)
24. Akysis scorteus (i:1, k:0)
25. Akysis variegatus (i:1, k:0)
26. Akysis varius (i:2, k:0)
27. Akysis vespa (i:6, k:17)
28. Akysis vespertinus (i:3, k:1)
29. Breitensteinia cessator (i:2, k:0)
30. Breitensteinia hypselurus (i:0, k:0)
31. Breitensteinia insignis (i:10, k:2)
32. Parakysis anomalopteryx (i:2, k:0)
33. Parakysis grandis (i:2, k:0)
34. Parakysis hystriculus (i:3, k:0)
35. Parakysis longirostris (i:5, k:0)
36. Parakysis notialis (i:5, k:1)
37. Parakysis verrucosus (i:2, k:1)
38. Pseudobagarius alfredi (i:1, k:0)
39. Pseudobagarius baramensis (i:0, k:0)
40. Pseudobagarius filifer (i:0, k:0)
41. Pseudobagarius fuscus (i:0, k:0)
42. Pseudobagarius hardmani (i:1, k:0)
43. Pseudobagarius inermis (i:6, k:0)
44. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus (i:1, k:1)
45. Pseudobagarius macronemus (i:1, k:0)
46. Pseudobagarius meridionalis (i:3, k:0)
47. Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius (i:0, k:0)
48. Pseudobagarius similis (i:3, k:0)
49. Pseudobagarius sinensis (i:0, k:0)
50. Pseudobagarius subtilis (i:2, k:0)