All FishesFamilies ⇒ Cetopsidae

 
Common member of the family cetopsidae
Family Common Name Whale Catfishes
Distribution South America
Common Names (Baby) Whale Catfish
Size Smallest 18mm, largest 265mm, average 96mm, most commonly 43mm. All SL.
Species There are 44 species in 5 genera in the database
 
Hop to next section Subfamilies in Cetopsidae
1. Cetopsinae 40 species (91%)
2. Helogeninae 4 species (9%)
 
Hop to next section Top Five Genera
1. Cetopsidium 7 species (0 keepers)
2. Cetopsis 23 species (0 keepers)
3. Denticetopsis 7 species (0 keepers)
4. Helogenes 4 species (0 keepers)
5. Paracetopsis 3 species (0 keepers)
 
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Hop to next section Species List
1. Cetopsidium ferreirai (i:1, k:0)
2. Cetopsidium minutum (i:3, k:0)
3. Cetopsidium morenoi (i:1, k:0)
4. Cetopsidium orientale (i:1, k:0)
5. Cetopsidium pemon (i:3, k:0)
6. Cetopsidium roae (i:1, k:0)
7. Cetopsidium soniae (i:3, k:0)
8. Cetopsis amphiloxa (i:1, k:0)
9. Cetopsis arcana (i:1, k:0)
10. Cetopsis aspis (i:1, k:0)
11. Cetopsis baudoensis (i:4, k:0)
12. Cetopsis caiapo (i:1, k:0)
13. Cetopsis candiru (i:5, k:0)
14. Cetopsis coecutiens (i:20, k:0)
15. Cetopsis fimbriata (i:2, k:0)
16. Cetopsis gobioides (i:1, k:0)
17. Cetopsis jurubidae (i:1, k:0)
18. Cetopsis montana (i:1, k:0)
19. Cetopsis motatanensis (i:1, k:0)
20. Cetopsis oliveirai (i:2, k:0)
21. Cetopsis orinoco (i:11, k:0)
22. Cetopsis othonops (i:2, k:0)
23. Cetopsis parma (i:2, k:0)
24. Cetopsis pearsoni (i:1, k:0)
25. Cetopsis plumbea (i:2, k:0)
26. Cetopsis sandrae (i:8, k:0)
27. Cetopsis sarcodes (i:1, k:0)
28. Cetopsis sp. (1) (i:7, k:0)
29. Cetopsis starnesi (i:1, k:0)
30. Cetopsis umbrosa (i:2, k:0)
31. Denticetopsis epa (i:1, k:0)
32. Denticetopsis iwokrama (i:2, k:0)
33. Denticetopsis macilenta (i:2, k:0)
34. Denticetopsis praecox (i:4, k:0)
35. Denticetopsis royeroi (i:1, k:0)
36. Denticetopsis sauli (i:2, k:0)
37. Denticetopsis seducta (i:6, k:0)
38. Helogenes castaneus (i:1, k:0)
39. Helogenes gouldingi (i:2, k:0)
40. Helogenes marmoratus (i:13, k:0)
41. Helogenes uruyensis (i:1, k:0)
42. Paracetopsis atahualpa (i:2, k:0)
43. Paracetopsis bleekeri (i:1, k:0)
44. Paracetopsis esmeraldas (i:1, k:0)