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Artistic impression of typical member of the Schilbeidae
 
Down arrow Family Overview
Distribution Africa
Common Names Butter Catfish
Size Smallest 54mm, largest 605mm, average 231mm, most commonly 500mm. All SL.
Species There are 33 "species" in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 9 species (27%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down arrow Subfamilies in Schilbeidae (by species)
1. 33 species (100%)
Down arrow Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1. Pareutropius 4 species (61 keepers)
2. Parailia 5 species (20 keepers)
3. Schilbe 21 species (20 keepers)
4. Irvineia 2 species (0 keepers)
5. Siluranodon 1 species (0 keepers)
Down arrow Distribution of Schilbeidae


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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Pareutropius buffei (46.53%)
2. Parailia pellucida (18.81%)
3. Schilbe intermedius (10.89%)
4. Pareutropius debauwi (10.89%)
5. Schilbe grenfelli (4.95%)
6. Pareutropius mandevillei (2.97%)
7. Schilbe marmoratus (1.98%)
8. Schilbe brevianalis (1.98%)
9. Parailia occidentalis (0.99%)
Down arrow 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:0, 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:1, k:11, 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)