Cat-eLog Right Families Right Schilbeidae

Artistic impression of typical member of the Schilbeidae
Down Family Overview
Pronounced Skill BE Day
Family Common Name Schilbe Catfishes
Features Long anal fin, nasal barbels and a prominent dorsal fin.
Distribution Africa
Common Names Butter Catfish
Size Smallest 54mm, largest 605mm, average 231mm, most commonly 100mm. All SL.
Species There are 33 "species" in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 10 species (30%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1.Pareutropius 4 species(62 keepers)
2.Parailia 5 species(21 keepers)
3.Schilbe 21 species(20 keepers)
4.Irvineia 2 species(0 keepers)
5.Siluranodon 1 species(0 keepers)
Down Distribution of Schilbeidae

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Down Most Kept Species
1. Pareutropius buffei(45.63%)
2. Parailia pellucida(18.45%)
3. Pareutropius debauwi(11.65%)
4. Schilbe intermedius(10.68%)
5. Schilbe grenfelli(4.85%)
6. Pareutropius mandevillei(2.91%)
7. Schilbe marmoratus(1.94%)
8. Schilbe brevianalis(1.94%)
9. Parailia occidentalis(0.97%)
10. Parailia congica(0.97%)
Down Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1.Irvineia orientalis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
2.Irvineia voltae(i:0, k:0, b:0)
3.Parailia congica(i:2, k:1, b:0)
4.Parailia occidentalis(i:1, k:1, b:0)
5.Parailia pellucida(i:9, k:19, b:0)
6.Parailia somalensis(i:3, k:0, b:0)
7.Parailia spiniserrata(i:0, k:0, b:0)
8.Pareutropius buffei(i:14, k:47, b:0)
9.Pareutropius debauwi(i:3, k:12, b:0)
10.Pareutropius longifilis(i:1, k:0, b:0)
11.Pareutropius mandevillei(i:6, k:3, b:0)
12.Schilbe angolensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
13.Schilbe banguelensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
14.Schilbe bocagii(i:3, k:0, b:0)
15.Schilbe brevianalis(i:7, k:2, b:0)
16.Schilbe congensis(i:1, k:0, b:0)
17.Schilbe djeremi(i:0, k:0, b:0)
18.Schilbe durinii(i:0, k:0, b:0)
19.Schilbe grenfelli(i:2, k:5, b:0)
20.Schilbe intermedius(i:13, k:11, b:0)
21.Schilbe laticeps(i:0, k:0, b:0)
22.Schilbe mandibularis(i:2, k:0, b:0)
23.Schilbe marmoratus(i:5, k:2, b:0)
24.Schilbe micropogon(i:0, k:0, b:0)
25.Schilbe moebiusii(i:0, k:0, b:0)
26.Schilbe multitaeniatus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
27.Schilbe mystus(i:3, k:0, b:0)
28.Schilbe nyongensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
29.Schilbe tumbanus(i:0, k:0, b:0)
30.Schilbe uranoscopus(i:3, k:0, b:0)
31.Schilbe yangambianus(i:2, k:0, b:0)
32.Schilbe zairensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
33.Siluranodon auritus(i:0, k:0, b:0)