( AIL iidae )
Ailiidae is a family of catfishes native to Asia. These
fishes usually have dorsal fins with a short base and
a spine, but Ailia lack a dorsal fin altogether.
Most of these species in the
Ailiidae family were formally in the Schilbeidae family
but were reclassified and moved by Wang et al in 2016.
As of 2019 there are 13 genera in this family.