|Summary of Chaca|
|Etymology||Chaca: The name comes from the local name of the fish, which is probably derived from the sound it makes when irritated.|
|Identification||The species of the catfish genus Chaca are easily identified by their extremely large and severely dorsoventrally depressed head, caudal fin with greatly enlarged procurrent rays, and tuberculate skin, often with fimbriate skin flaps on the head and sometimes on the body. The genus forms the monotypic family Chacidae, whose phylogenetic affinities to other catfishes remains unclear despite numerous studies.|
|Size||Smallest 180mm, largest 200mm, average 186mm, most commonly 180mm. All SL.|
|Species||There are 4 "species" in the database|
|Keepers||3 species (75%) are being kept by registered keepers|
|New spp. / time||
|Most Kept Species|
|1.||Chaca chaca (61.11%)|
|2.||Chaca bankanensis (36.11%)|
|3.||Chaca burmensis (2.78%)|
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|Distribution of selected Chaca species|
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