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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Schilbeidae Schilbid catfishes

Genus: Schilbe

(See list of species below)



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Max. Length 9 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe banguelensis
[Golden barbel]
No picture found

Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Schilbe bocagii
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Africa
Max. Length 8.2 cm SL
Schilbe brevianalis (Pellegrin, 1929)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe brevianalis
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Max. Length 47 cm NG

 
Schilbe congensis
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No picture found

Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Schilbe djeremi
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No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Schilbe durinii
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Africa
Max. Length 50.7 cm SL
Schilbe grenfelli (Boulenger, 1900)

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Schilbe grenfelli
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Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Schilbe intermedius Rüppell, 1832

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Schilbe intermedius
[Silver catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 26.3 cm SL

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

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Schilbe mandibularis
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Africa
Max. Length 21.7 cm SL
Schilbe marmoratus Boulenger, 1911

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Schilbe marmoratus
[Shoulderspot catfish]



Africa
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Schilbe micropogon (Trewavas, 1943)

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Schilbe micropogon
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Africa
Max. Length 29.6 cm SL
Schilbe moebiusii (Pfeffer, 1896)

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Schilbe moebiusii
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Africa
Max. Length 26.3 cm SL
Schilbe multitaeniatus (Pellegrin, 1913)

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Schilbe multitaeniatus
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Africa
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Schilbe mystus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Schilbe mystus
[African butter catfish]
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Max. Length 13.1 cm SL

 
Schilbe nyongensis
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Africa
Max. Length 25.2 cm SL
Schilbe tumbanus (Pellegrin, 1926)

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Schilbe tumbanus
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Africa
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Schilbe uranoscopus Rüppell, 1832

Photo by Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Schilbe uranoscopus
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Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Schilbe yangambianus (Poll, 1954)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Schilbe yangambianus
[Yangambi butterbarbel]
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Max. Length 11.1 cm SL

 
Schilbe zairensis
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21 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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