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Artistic impression of typical member of the Schilbeidae
Family Common Name Schilbe Catfishes
Distribution Africa
Common Names Butter Catfish
Size Smallest 50mm, largest 507mm, average 206mm, most commonly 90mm. All SL.
Species There are 33 species in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 9 species (27%) are being kept by registered keepers
 
Jump to next section Subfamilies in Schilbeidae
1. None 33 species (100%)
 
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Schilbe 21 species (1818 keepers)
2. Pareutropius 4 species (280 keepers)
3. Siluranodon 1 species (93 keepers)
4. Parailia 5 species (55 keepers)
5. Irvineia 2 species (0 keepers)
 
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Pareutropius buffei (46.24%)
2. Parailia pellucida (18.28%)
3. Pareutropius debauwi (11.83%)
4. Schilbe intermedius (9.68%)
5. Schilbe grenfelli (5.38%)
6. Pareutropius mandevillei (3.23%)
7. Schilbe marmoratus (2.15%)
8. Schilbe brevianalis (2.15%)
9. Parailia occidentalis (1.08%)
 
Jump to next section Species List
1. Irvineia orientalis (i:0, k:0)
2. Irvineia voltae (i:0, k:0)
3. Parailia congica (i:2, k:0)
4. Parailia occidentalis (i:1, k:1)
5. Parailia pellucida (i:9, k:18)
6. Parailia somalensis (i:3, k:18)
7. Parailia spiniserrata (i:0, k:18)
8. Pareutropius buffei (i:14, k:61)
9. Pareutropius debauwi (i:1, k:72)
10. Pareutropius longifilis (i:1, k:72)
11. Pareutropius mandevillei (i:6, k:75)
12. Schilbe angolensis (i:0, k:75)
13. Schilbe banguelensis (i:0, k:75)
14. Schilbe bocagii (i:3, k:75)
15. Schilbe brevianalis (i:7, k:77)
16. Schilbe congensis (i:1, k:77)
17. Schilbe djeremi (i:0, k:77)
18. Schilbe durinii (i:0, k:77)
19. Schilbe grenfelli (i:2, k:82)
20. Schilbe intermedius (i:13, k:91)
21. Schilbe laticeps (i:0, k:91)
22. Schilbe mandibularis (i:2, k:91)
23. Schilbe marmoratus (i:5, k:93)
24. Schilbe micropogon (i:0, k:93)
25. Schilbe moebiusii (i:0, k:93)
26. Schilbe multitaeniatus (i:1, k:93)
27. Schilbe mystus (i:3, k:93)
28. Schilbe nyongensis (i:0, k:93)
29. Schilbe tumbanus (i:0, k:93)
30. Schilbe uranoscopus (i:3, k:93)
31. Schilbe yangambianus (i:1, k:93)
32. Schilbe zairensis (i:0, k:93)
33. Siluranodon auritus (i:0, k:93)