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Jump to next section Species List
1.Belodontichthys dinema(i:8, k:2)
2.Belodontichthys truncatus(i:3, k:0)
3.Ceratoglanis scleronema(i:3, k:0)
4.Hemisilurus heterorhynchus(i:2, k:0)
5.Hemisilurus mekongensis(i:3, k:0)
6.Hemisilurus moolenburghi(i:1, k:0)
7.Kryptopterus bicirrhis(i:5, k:4)
8.Kryptopterus cryptopterus(i:6, k:5)
9.Kryptopterus dissitus(i:5, k:1)
10.Kryptopterus geminus(i:2, k:0)
11.Kryptopterus limpok(i:2, k:0)
12.Kryptopterus macrocephalus(i:9, k:8)
13.Kryptopterus minor(i:1, k:1)
14.Kryptopterus mononema(i:3, k:0)
15.Kryptopterus palembangensis(i:3, k:0)
16.Kryptopterus parvanalis(i:1, k:0)
17.Kryptopterus vitreolus(i:19, k:99)
18.Micronema cheveyi(i:2, k:0)
19.Micronema hexapterus(i:1, k:0)
20.Micronema moorei(i:1, k:0)
21.Micronema platypogon(i:1, k:0)
22.Ompok argestes(i:1, k:0)
23.Ompok bimaculatus(i:13, k:10)
24.Ompok binotatus(i:0, k:0)
25.Ompok borneensis(i:0, k:0)
26.Ompok brevirictus(i:1, k:0)
27.Ompok canio(i:0, k:0)
28.Ompok ceylonensis(i:0, k:0)
29.Ompok eugeneiatus(i:6, k:2)
30.Ompok fumidus(i:0, k:0)
31.Ompok hypophthalmus(i:3, k:0)
32.Ompok karunkodu(i:3, k:0)
33.Ompok leiacanthus(i:0, k:0)
34.Ompok malabaricus(i:2, k:1)
35.Ompok miostoma(i:1, k:0)
36.Ompok pabda(i:9, k:6)
37.Ompok pabo(i:0, k:0)
38.Ompok pinnatus(i:1, k:0)
39.Ompok platyrhynchus(i:0, k:0)
40.Ompok pluriradiatus(i:0, k:0)
41.Ompok rhadinurus(i:2, k:2)
42.Ompok sabanus(i:0, k:0)
43.Ompok siluroides(i:12, k:4)
44.Ompok supernus(i:5, k:0)
45.Ompok urbaini(i:1, k:0)
46.Ompok weberi(i:0, k:0)
47.Phalacronotus apogon(i:11, k:2)
48.Phalacronotus bleekeri(i:6, k:3)
49.Pterocryptis anomala(i:7, k:1)
50.Pterocryptis barakensis(i:3, k:0)
51.Pterocryptis berdmorei(i:7, k:1)
52.Pterocryptis buccata(i:1, k:0)
53.Pterocryptis cochinchinensis(i:0, k:0)
54.Pterocryptis furnessi(i:2, k:0)
55.Pterocryptis gangelica(i:5, k:1)
56.Pterocryptis taytayensis(i:1, k:0)
57.Pterocryptis wynaadensis(i:4, k:1)
58.Silurichthys hasseltii(i:4, k:1)
59.Silurichthys indragiriensis(i:10, k:1)
60.Silurichthys ligneolus(i:3, k:0)
61.Silurichthys phaiosoma(i:6, k:1)
62.Silurus aristotelis(i:0, k:0)
63.Silurus asotus(i:8, k:3)
64.Silurus biwaensis(i:5, k:1)
65.Silurus burmanensis(i:0, k:0)
66.Silurus duanensis(i:2, k:0)
67.Silurus glanis(i:34, k:8)
68.Silurus grahami(i:3, k:0)
69.Silurus lanzhouensis(i:1, k:0)
70.Silurus mento(i:4, k:0)
71.Silurus meridionalis(i:1, k:0)
72.Silurus microdorsalis(i:1, k:0)
73.Silurus soldatovi(i:2, k:1)
74.Silurus tomodai(i:0, k:0)
75.Silurus triostegus(i:5, k:1)
76.Wallago attu(i:16, k:4)
77.Wallagonia leerii(i:12, k:4)
78.Wallagonia maculatus(i:1, k:0)
79.Wallagonia micropogon(i:5, k:5)
Jump to next section Total of 79 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family
Family Common NameSheath Catfishes
DistributionContinental Europe to Asia, introduced into the UK
Common NamesGlass Catfish, Helicopter Catfish, Wels
SizeSmallest 55mm, largest 4900mm, average 558mm, most commonly 150mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 79 species in 12 genera in the database
Keepers30 species (37%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1.Kryptopterus , 11 species (118 keepers)
2.Ompok , 25 species (25 keepers)
3.Silurus , 14 species (14 keepers)
4.Wallagonia , 3 species (9 keepers)
5.Phalacronotus , 2 species (5 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Kryptopterus vitreolus (53.8%)
2. Ompok bimaculatus (5.43%)
3. Silurus glanis (4.35%)
4. Kryptopterus macrocephalus (4.35%)
5. Ompok pabda (3.26%)
6. Wallagonia micropogon (2.72%)
7. Kryptopterus cryptopterus (2.72%)
8. Wallagonia leerii (2.17%)
9. Wallago attu (2.17%)
10. Ompok siluroides (2.17%)
11. Kryptopterus bicirrhis (2.17%)
12. Silurus asotus (1.63%)
13. Phalacronotus bleekeri (1.63%)
14. Phalacronotus apogon (1.09%)
15. Ompok rhadinurus (1.09%)
16. Ompok eugeneiatus (1.09%)
17. Belodontichthys dinema (1.09%)
18. Silurus triostegus (0.54%)
19. Silurus soldatovi (0.54%)
20. Silurus biwaensis (0.54%)
21. Silurichthys phaiosoma (0.54%)
22. Silurichthys indragiriensis (0.54%)
23. Silurichthys hasseltii (0.54%)
24. Pterocryptis wynaadensis (0.54%)
25. Pterocryptis gangelica (0.54%)