Cat-eLog Right Arrow Pimelodidae Right Arrow The genus Leiarius

Jump to next section Summary of Leiarius
Etymology The genus name is derived from Leios, meaning smooth and Arius which is a Greek for "dealing with Mars, warlike, belliose". It's the name of another catfish genus, so the combination is "smooth Arius".
Size Smallest 600mm, largest 800mm, average 673mm, most commonly 600mm. All SL.
Species There are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers 4 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Leiarius marmoratus (63.53%)
2. Leiarius pictus (23.53%)
3. Leiarius perruno (9.41%)
4. Leiarius longibarbis (3.53%)
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