Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Aspredinidae Banjo catfishes
Subfamily: Aspredininae
Genus: Xyliphius

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



7 species
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:
No picture found

Max. Length 8.8 cm SL

 
Xyliphius anachoretes
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Xyliphius barbatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 11 cm SL
Xyliphius kryptos Taphorn & Lilyestrom, 1983

Photo by Photo by Friel, J.P.
 
Xyliphius kryptos
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 13.2 cm SL

 
Xyliphius lepturus
[]



South America
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Xyliphius magdalenae Eigenmann, 1912

Photo by Photo by Galvis, G./Mojica, J.I./Camargo, M.
 
Xyliphius magdalenae
[]



South America
Max. Length 14.7 cm SL
Xyliphius melanopterus Orcés V., 1962

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Xyliphius melanopterus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Xyliphius sofiae
[]



7

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Xyliphius anachoretes South America 8.8 SL 2010
Xyliphius barbatus South America 9.9 SL 1962
Xyliphius kryptos South America 11 SL 1983
Xyliphius lepturus South America 13.2 SL 1962
Xyliphius magdalenae South America 8 SL 1912
Xyliphius melanopterus South America 14.7 SL 1962
Xyliphius sofiae South America 4.4 SL 2017



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013