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Jump to next section Summary of Chrysichthys
Pronounced cry sick thiss
Etymology Chrysichthys: From the Greek chrysos, meaning golden and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the golden-yellow color (of the type species, C. auratus).
Size Smallest 55mm, largest 1500mm, average 420mm, most commonly 700mm. All SL.
Species There are 28 "species" in the database
Keepers 12 species (42%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Chrysichthys ornatus (53.06%)
2. Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (8.16%)
3. Chrysichthys aluuensis (8.16%)
4. Chrysichthys brachynema (6.12%)
5. Chrysichthys graueri (4.08%)
6. Chrysichthys furcatus (4.08%)
7. Chrysichthys longipinnis (4.08%)
8. Chrysichthys auratus (4.08%)
9. Chrysichthys walkeri (2.04%)
10. Chrysichthys sp. (3) (2.04%)
11. Chrysichthys punctatus (2.04%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Chrysichthys species


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