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Down arrow Summary of Parailia
Pronounced Pah RAIL ee ah
Etymology The generic name comes from the Latin prefix par-, meaning equal and Ailia, a genus of schilbeid catfishes, in reference to the similarity between this genus and Ailia.
Identification All species of this genus have no dorsal fin and are small being no larger than 150 mm SL.
Size Smallest 54mm, largest 150mm, average 91mm, most commonly 150mm. All SL.
Species There are 5 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (40%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Parailia pellucida (95%)
2. Parailia occidentalis (5%)
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