Cat-eLog Right Arrow Bagridae Right Arrow The genus Hemibagrus

Down arrow Summary of Hemibagrus
Pronounced HEM ee BAG russ
Etymology From the Greek hemi- meaning half and bagrus, the catfish genus.
Identification Members of the genus Hemibagrus are bagrid catfishes that can attain standard lengths of up to 800 mm and are found in large rivers throughout the Indian subcontinent,Southeast and East Asia. Members of this genus have depressed heads,rugose head shields not covered by skin,a slender occipital process and moderately long adipose fins.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Size Smallest 121mm, largest 1650mm, average 485mm, most commonly 450mm. All SL.
Species There are 32 "species" in the database
Keepers 10 species (31%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Hemibagrus wyckioides (30.88%)
2. Hemibagrus wyckii (27.94%)
3. Hemibagrus nemurus (23.53%)
4. Hemibagrus filamentus (4.41%)
5. Hemibagrus planiceps (2.94%)
6. Hemibagrus olyroides (2.94%)
7. Hemibagrus punctatus (2.94%)
8. Hemibagrus capitulum (1.47%)
9. Hemibagrus microphthalmus (1.47%)
10. Hemibagrus variegatus (1.47%)
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