Cat-eLog Right Families Right Akysidae

Artistic impression of typical member of the Akysidae
Down Family Overview
Pronounced ack eye si day
Family Common Name Asian Stream Catfishes
Etymology From the Greek a, meaning without and kystis, meaning bladder; in reference to the lack of a swimbladder.
Distribution Asia
Common Names Asian Banjo Catfish, Stream Catfishes
Size Smallest 20mm, largest 220mm, average 51mm, most commonly 50mm. All SL.
Subfamilies There are 2 subfamilies in the database
Species There are 54 "species" in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 17 species (31%) are being kept by registered keepers
Breeders 1 "species" (1.9%) are being bred.
Down Subfamilies in Akysidae (by species)
2.Akysinae40 species(74%)
2.Parakysinae14 species(26%)
Down Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1.Akysis 25 species(73 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 Distribution of Akysidae

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Down Most Kept Species
1. Akysis prashadi(23.26%)
2. Akysis vespa(20.93%)
3. Akysis longifilis(13.95%)
4. Akysis maculipinnis(9.3%)
5. Akysis portellus(6.98%)
6. Acrochordonichthys rugosus(6.98%)
7. Akysis hendricksoni(3.49%)
8. Breitensteinia insignis(2.33%)
9. Akysis ephippifer(2.33%)
10. Acrochordonichthys falcifer(2.33%)
11. Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus(1.16%)
12. Parakysis verrucosus(1.16%)
13. Parakysis notialis(1.16%)
14. Akysis vespertinus(1.16%)
15. Akysis variegatus(1.16%)
16. Akysis pulvinatus(1.16%)
17. Akysis fontaneus(1.16%)
Down 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 patrator(i:3, k:0, b:0)
21.Akysis pictus(i:2, k:0, b:0)
22.Akysis portellus(i:5, k:6, b:1)
23.Akysis prashadi(i:23, k:20, b:0)
24.Akysis pulvinatus(i:8, k:1, b:0)
25.Akysis recavus(i:2, k:0, b:0)
26.Akysis scorteus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
27.Akysis variegatus(i:1, k:1, b:0)
28.Akysis varius(i:2, k:0, b:0)
29.Akysis vespa(i:6, k:18, b:0)
30.Akysis vespertinus(i:3, k:1, b:0)
31.Breitensteinia cessator(i:2, k:0, b:0)
32.Breitensteinia hypselurus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
33.Breitensteinia insignis(i:10, k:2, b:0)
34.Parakysis anomalopteryx(i:2, k:0, b:0)
35.Parakysis grandis(i:2, k:0, b:0)
36.Parakysis hystriculus(i:3, k:0, b:0)
37.Parakysis longirostris(i:5, k:0, b:0)
38.Parakysis notialis(i:5, k:1, b:0)
39.Parakysis verrucosus(i:2, k:1, b:0)
40.Pseudobagarius alfredi(i:1, k:0, b:0)
41.Pseudobagarius baramensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
42.Pseudobagarius eustictus(i:3, k:0, b:0)
43.Pseudobagarius filifer(i:0, k:0, b:0)
44.Pseudobagarius fuscus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
45.Pseudobagarius hardmani(i:1, k:0, b:0)
46.Pseudobagarius inermis(i:6, k:0, b:0)
47.Pseudobagarius leucorhynchus(i:1, k:1, b:0)
48.Pseudobagarius macronema(i:1, k:0, b:0)
49.Pseudobagarius meridionalis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
50.Pseudobagarius nitidus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
51.Pseudobagarius pseudobagarius(i:0, k:0, b:0)
52.Pseudobagarius similis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
53.Pseudobagarius sinensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
54.Pseudobagarius subtilis(i:1, k:0, b:0)