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Jump to next section Species List
1. Callichthys callichthys (i:13, k:21)
2. Callichthys serralabium (i:1, k:0)
3. Dianema longibarbis (i:13, k:31)
4. Dianema urostriatum (i:14, k:49)
5. Hoplosternum littorale (i:20, k:40)
6. Hoplosternum magdalenae (i:4, k:3)
7. Hoplosternum punctatum (i:12, k:16)
8. Lepthoplosternum altamazonicum (i:0, k:0)
9. Lepthoplosternum beni (i:0, k:0)
10. Lepthoplosternum pectorale (i:5, k:13)
11. Lepthoplosternum stellatum (i:0, k:0)
12. Lepthoplosternum tordilho (i:0, k:0)
13. Lepthoplosternum ucamara (i:0, k:0)
14. Megalechis picta (i:17, k:19)
15. Megalechis thoracata (i:26, k:187)
Jump to next section Total of 15 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Subfamily Callichthyinae
Common member of the subfamily callichthyinae
Size Smallest 60mm, largest 210mm, average 133mm, most commonly 180mm. All SL.
Species There are 15 species in 5 genera in the database
Keepers 9 species (60%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Megalechis (206 keepers)
2. Dianema (80 keepers)
3. Hoplosternum (59 keepers)
4. Callichthys (21 keepers)
5. Lepthoplosternum (13 keepers)
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Megalechis thoracata (49.34%)
2. Dianema urostriatum (12.93%)
3. Hoplosternum littorale (10.55%)
4. Dianema longibarbis (8.18%)
5. Callichthys callichthys (5.54%)
6. Megalechis picta (5.01%)
7. Hoplosternum punctatum (4.22%)
8. Lepthoplosternum pectorale (3.43%)
9. Hoplosternum magdalenae (0.79%)