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Family: Schilbeidae Schilbid catfishes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Eutropiichthys britzi Asia 22.9 SL 2007
Eutropiichthys burmannicus Asia 34.9 SL 1877
Eutropiichthys cetosus Asia 12.8 SL 2014
Eutropiichthys goongwaree Asia 64 TL 1839
Eutropiichthys murius Asia 28 TL 1822
Eutropiichthys salweenensis Asia 13.2 SL 2007
Eutropiichthys vacha Batchwa vacha Asia 38.2 TL 1822
Irvineia orientalis Africa 50.2 SL 1964
Irvineia voltae Africa 19 SL 1943
Pachypterus acutirostris Asia 7.8 SL 1870
Pachypterus atherinoides Indian potasi Asia 15 TL 1794
Pachypterus khavalchor Khavalchor catfish Asia 15 TL 1952
Parailia congica Africa 9 SL 1899
Parailia occidentalis Africa 7.5 SL 1901
Parailia pellucida Glass schilbid Africa 12 SL 1901
Parailia somalensis Somalia glass catfish Africa 6.9 TL 1897
Parailia spiniserrata Africa 5.4 SL 1933
Pareutropius buffei Africa 11.5 TL 1961
Pareutropius debauwi African glass catfish Africa 12.6 SL 1900
Pareutropius longifilis Africa 9.2 SL 1914
Pareutropius mandevillei Africa 6.5 SL 1959
Platytropius siamensis Asia 20 TL 1883
Proeutropiichthys buchanani Asia 1840
Proeutropiichthys macropthalmos Asia 18.8 SL 1860
Proeutropiichthys taakree Asia 42 TL 1839
Schilbe angolensis Africa 9 SL 1984
Schilbe banguelensis Golden barbel Africa 59 TL 1911
Schilbe bocagii Africa 24 TL 1884
Schilbe brevianalis Africa 8.2 SL 1929
Schilbe congensis Africa 47 NG 1818
Schilbe djeremi Africa 17.2 SL 1982
Schilbe durinii Africa 6.5 SL 1932
Schilbe grenfelli Africa 50.7 SL 1900
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Africa 50 SL 1832
Schilbe laticeps Africa 26.3 SL 1899
Schilbe mandibularis Africa 50 TL 1867
Schilbe marmoratus Shoulderspot catfish Africa 21.7 SL 1911
Schilbe micropogon Africa 21 SL 1943
Schilbe moebiusii Africa 29.6 SL 1896
Schilbe multitaeniatus Africa 26.3 SL 1913
Schilbe mystus African butter catfish Africa 35 SL 1758
Schilbe nyongensis Africa 13.1 SL 1981
Schilbe tumbanus Africa 25.2 SL 1926
Schilbe uranoscopus Africa 36 SL 1832
Schilbe yangambianus Yangambi butterbarbel Africa 25 SL 1954
Schilbe zairensis Africa 11.1 SL 1995
Silonia childreni Asia 48 TL 1839
Silonia silondia Silond catfish Asia 183 TL 1822
Siluranodon auritus Africa 14 SL 1809



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