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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Schilbeidae Schilbid catfishes

Genus: Parailia

(See list of species below)



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5 species (see list below)

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Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Parailia congica Boulenger, 1899

Photo by RMCA
 
Parailia congica
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Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm SL
Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin, 1901)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Parailia occidentalis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm SL
Parailia pellucida (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Parailia pellucida
[Glass schilbid]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 6.9 cm TL
Parailia somalensis (Vinciguerra, 1897)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Parailia somalensis
[Somalia glass catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Parailia spiniserrata
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5 Species of Family Schilbeidae with Genus Parailia
(Schilbid catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1899 Parailia congica Africa 10 TL
1901 Parailia occidentalis Africa 7.5 SL
1901 Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid Africa 12 SL
1897 Parailia somalensis Somalia glass catfish Africa 6.9 TL
1933 Parailia spiniserrata Africa 5.4 SL



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