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Family: Schilbeidae Schilbid catfishes



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66 species (see list below)

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Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Ailia coila (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Ailia coila
[Gangetic ailia]

Photo by Osmany, H.B.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Ailiichthys punctata Day, 1872

Photo by Osmany, H.B.
 
Ailiichthys punctata
[Jamuna ailia]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Clupisoma bastari
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 60.9 cm SL
Clupisoma garua (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Clupisoma garua
[Garua Bachcha]

Photo by CAFS

Asia
Max. Length 13.3 cm SL
Clupisoma longianalis (Huang, 1981)

Photo by CAFS
 
Clupisoma longianalis
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

Asia
Max. Length 29 cm TL
Clupisoma montana Hora, 1937

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Clupisoma montana
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23.5 cm TL

 
Clupisoma naziri
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 26.1 cm SL

 
Clupisoma nujiangense
[]

Photo by James, A.

Asia
Max. Length 27 cm TL
Clupisoma prateri Hora, 1937

Photo by James, A.
 
Clupisoma prateri
[]
No picture found
South East Asia
Max. Length 15.4 cm SL

 
Clupisoma roosae
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Clupisoma sinense (Huang, 1981)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Clupisoma sinense
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18.5 cm SL

 
Eutropiichthys britzi
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 34.9 cm SL

 
Eutropiichthys burmannicus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 64 cm TL

 
Eutropiichthys goongwaree
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 28 cm TL
Eutropiichthys murius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Eutropiichthys murius
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Eutropiichthys salweenensis
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 34 cm TL
Eutropiichthys vacha (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Eutropiichthys vacha
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 50.2 cm SL

 
Irvineia orientalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.8 cm SL

 
Irvineia voltae
[]

Photo by FAO

Asia
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Laides hexanema (Bleeker, 1852)

Photo by FAO
 
Laides hexanema
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 14.2 cm SL
Laides longibarbis (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Laides longibarbis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Neotropius acutirostris
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Neotropius atherinoides (Bloch, 1794)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Neotropius atherinoides
[Indian potasi]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Neotropius khavalchor
[Khavalchor catfish]

Photo by RMCA

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

Photo by RMCA
 
Parailia congica
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm TL
Parailia occidentalis (Pellegrin, 1901)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Parailia occidentalis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Parailia pellucida (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
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 6.6 cm TL

 
Parailia spiniserrata
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm TL
Pareutropius buffei (Gras, 1961)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pareutropius buffei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.4 cm SL

 
Pareutropius debauwi
[African glass catfish]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 10.2 cm TL
Pareutropius longifilis (Steindachner, 1914)

Photo by FAO
 
Pareutropius longifilis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 5.8 cm TL
Pareutropius mandevillei Poll, 1959

Photo by RMCA
 
Pareutropius mandevillei
[]

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.

Asia
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Platytropius siamensis (Sauvage, 1883)

Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Platytropius siamensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL

 
Platytropius yunnanensis
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Proeutropiichthys buchanani
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18.8 cm SL

 
Proeutropiichthys macropthalmos
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Proeutropiichthys taakree
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 11.5 cm TL
Pseudeutropius brachypopterus (Bleeker, 1858)

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pseudeutropius brachypopterus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 6.7 cm SL
Pseudeutropius indigens Ng & Vidthayanon, 2011

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Pseudeutropius indigens
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL

 
Pseudeutropius mitchelli
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Pseudeutropius moolenburghae Weber & de Beaufort, 1913

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pseudeutropius moolenburghae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Schilbe angolensis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 59 cm TL
Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe banguelensis
[Golden barbel]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Schilbe bocagii
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Schilbe brevianalis (Pellegrin, 1929)

Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe brevianalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Schilbe congensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Schilbe djeremi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Schilbe durinii
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger, 1900)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Schilbe grenfelli
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 60.5 cm TL
Schilbe intermedius Rüppell, 1832

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Schilbe intermedius
[Silver catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 23 cm TL

 
Schilbe laticeps
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Schilbe mandibularis (Günther, 1867)

Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe mandibularis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL
Schilbe marmoratus Boulenger, 1911

Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe marmoratus
[Shoulderspot catfish]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 20.8 cm SL
Schilbe micropogon (Trewavas, 1943)

Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe micropogon
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 27.3 cm TL
Schilbe moebiusii (Pfeffer, 1896)

Photo by FAO
 
Schilbe moebiusii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL

 
Schilbe multitaeniatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Schilbe mystus
[African butter catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Schilbe nyongensis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 29.5 cm SL
Schilbe tumbanus (Pellegrin, 1926)

Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe tumbanus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 36 cm SL

 
Schilbe uranoscopus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Schilbe yangambianus (Poll, 1954)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Schilbe yangambianus
[Yangambi butterbarbel]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Schilbe zairensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 48 cm TL

 
Silonia childreni
[]

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.

Asia
Max. Length 183 cm TL
Silonia silondia (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Hossain, M.A.R.
 
Silonia silondia
[Silond catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Siluranodon auritus
[]
66 Species of Family Schilbeidae
(Schilbid catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1822 Ailia coila Gangetic ailia Asia 30 TL
1872 Ailiichthys punctata Jamuna ailia Asia 10 TL
1980 Clupisoma bastari Asia 18 TL
1822 Clupisoma garua Garua Bachcha Asia 60.9 SL
1981 Clupisoma longianalis Asia 13.3 SL
1937 Clupisoma montana Asia 29 TL
1973 Clupisoma naziri Asia 23.5 TL
2005 Clupisoma nujiangense Asia 26.1 SL
1937 Clupisoma prateri Asia 27 TL
2004 Clupisoma roosae South East Asia 15.4 SL
1981 Clupisoma sinense Asia 31 SL
2007 Eutropiichthys britzi Asia 18.5 SL
1877 Eutropiichthys burmannicus Asia 34.9 SL
1839 Eutropiichthys goongwaree Asia 64 TL
1822 Eutropiichthys murius Asia 28 TL
2007 Eutropiichthys salweenensis Asia 13.2 SL
1822 Eutropiichthys vacha Asia 34 TL
1964 Irvineia orientalis Africa 50.2 SL
1943 Irvineia voltae Africa 17.8 SL
1852 Laides hexanema Asia 16.5 TL
1934 Laides longibarbis Asia 14.2 SL
1870 Neotropius acutirostris Asia 7.8 SL
1794 Neotropius atherinoides Indian potasi Asia 15 TL
1952 Neotropius khavalchor Khavalchor catfish Asia 15 TL
1899 Parailia congica Africa 10 TL
1901 Parailia occidentalis Africa 8.5 TL
1901 Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid Africa 15 TL
1897 Parailia somalensis Somalia glass catfish Africa 6.9 TL
1933 Parailia spiniserrata Africa 6.6 TL
1961 Pareutropius buffei Africa 8.1 TL
1900 Pareutropius debauwi African glass catfish Africa 10.4 SL
1914 Pareutropius longifilis Africa 10.2 TL
1959 Pareutropius mandevillei Africa 5.8 TL
1883 Platytropius siamensis Asia 20 TL
1995 Platytropius yunnanensis Asia 23.2 SL
1840 Proeutropiichthys buchanani Asia
1860 Proeutropiichthys macropthalmos Asia 18.8 SL
1839 Proeutropiichthys taakree Asia 42 TL
1858 Pseudeutropius brachypopterus Asia 11.5 TL
2011 Pseudeutropius indigens Asia 6.7 SL
1864 Pseudeutropius mitchelli Asia 90 TL
1913 Pseudeutropius moolenburghae Asia 10 TL
1984 Schilbe angolensis Africa 9 SL
1911 Schilbe banguelensis Golden barbel Africa 59 TL
1884 Schilbe bocagii Africa 24 TL
1929 Schilbe brevianalis Africa 10 TL
1818 Schilbe congensis Africa 45 TL
1982 Schilbe djeremi Africa 8.9 SL
1932 Schilbe durinii Africa 6.5 SL
1900 Schilbe grenfelli Africa 50 SL
1832 Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Africa 60.5 TL
1899 Schilbe laticeps Africa 23 TL
1867 Schilbe mandibularis Africa 50 TL
1911 Schilbe marmoratus Shoulderspot catfish Africa 21.7 SL
1943 Schilbe micropogon Africa 20.8 SL
1896 Schilbe moebiusii Africa 27.3 TL
1913 Schilbe multitaeniatus Africa 26.3 SL
1758 Schilbe mystus African butter catfish Africa 40 TL
1981 Schilbe nyongensis Africa 13.1 SL
1926 Schilbe tumbanus Africa 29.5 SL
1832 Schilbe uranoscopus Africa 36 SL
1954 Schilbe yangambianus Yangambi butterbarbel Africa 25 TL
1995 Schilbe zairensis Africa 11.1 SL
1839 Silonia childreni Asia 48 TL
1822 Silonia silondia Silond catfish Asia 183 TL
1809 Siluranodon auritus Africa 17.5 TL



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