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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:7, k:14)
6.Parailia somalensis(i:3, k:0)
7.Parailia spiniserrata(i:0, k:0)
8.Pareutropius buffei(i:14, k:36)
9.Pareutropius debauwi(i:1, k:9)
10.Pareutropius longifilis(i:1, k:0)
11.Pareutropius mandevillei(i:6, k:2)
12.Platytropius longianalis(i:1, k:0)
13.Schilbe angolensis(i:0, k:0)
14.Schilbe banguelensis(i:0, k:0)
15.Schilbe bocagii(i:0, k:0)
16.Schilbe brevianalis(i:7, k:2)
17.Schilbe congensis(i:1, k:0)
18.Schilbe djeremi(i:0, k:0)
19.Schilbe durinii(i:0, k:0)
20.Schilbe grenfelli(i:2, k:4)
21.Schilbe intermedius(i:14, k:9)
22.Schilbe laticeps(i:0, k:0)
23.Schilbe mandibularis(i:2, k:0)
24.Schilbe marmoratus(i:5, k:2)
25.Schilbe micropogon(i:0, k:0)
26.Schilbe moebiusii(i:0, k:0)
27.Schilbe multitaeniatus(i:1, k:0)
28.Schilbe mystus(i:3, k:0)
29.Schilbe nyongensis(i:0, k:0)
30.Schilbe tumbanus(i:0, k:0)
31.Schilbe uranoscopus(i:3, k:0)
32.Schilbe yangambianus(i:1, k:0)
33.Schilbe zairensis(i:0, k:0)
34.Siluranodon auritus(i:0, k:0)
Jump to next section Total of 34 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Schilbeidae
schilbeidae
Family Common NameSchilbe Catfishes
DistributionAfrica
Common NamesButter Catfish
SizeSmallest 50mm, largest 507mm, average 204mm, most commonly 90mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 34 species in 6 genera in the database
Keepers9 species (26%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1.Pareutropius (47 keepers)
2.Schilbe (17 keepers)
3.Parailia (15 keepers)
4.Irvineia (0 keepers)
5.Platytropius (0 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Pareutropius buffei (45.57%)
2. Parailia pellucida (17.72%)
3. Schilbe intermedius (11.39%)
4. Pareutropius debauwi (11.39%)
5. Schilbe grenfelli (5.06%)
6. Schilbe marmoratus (2.53%)
7. Schilbe brevianalis (2.53%)
8. Pareutropius mandevillei (2.53%)
9. Parailia occidentalis (1.27%)