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Jump to next section Species List
1. Amarginops hildae (i:0, k:0)
2. Amarginops platus (i:0, k:0)
3. Auchenoglanis acuticeps (i:3, k:0)
4. Auchenoglanis biscutatus (i:3, k:2)
5. Auchenoglanis cf. occidentalis (i:8, k:0)
6. Auchenoglanis occidentalis (i:4, k:28)
7. Auchenoglanis sacchii (i:0, k:0)
8. Auchenoglanis senegali (i:11, k:4)
9. Auchenoglanis tanganicanus (i:2, k:1)
10. Auchenoglanis tchadiensis (i:4, k:1)
11. Auchenoglanis wittei (i:9, k:2)
12. Chrysichthys acsiorum (i:3, k:0)
13. Chrysichthys aluuensis (i:1, k:3)
14. Chrysichthys auratus (i:5, k:2)
15. Chrysichthys brachynema (i:8, k:2)
16. Chrysichthys brevibarbis (i:1, k:1)
17. Chrysichthys cranchii (i:1, k:0)
18. Chrysichthys delhezi (i:2, k:0)
19. Chrysichthys dendrophorus (i:2, k:0)
20. Chrysichthys furcatus (i:2, k:2)
21. Chrysichthys graueri (i:5, k:2)
22. Chrysichthys helicophagus (i:1, k:0)
23. Chrysichthys laticeps (i:2, k:0)
24. Chrysichthys longibarbis (i:2, k:0)
25. Chrysichthys longipinnis (i:1, k:2)
26. Chrysichthys macropterus (i:1, k:0)
27. Chrysichthys maurus (i:1, k:0)
28. Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (i:6, k:3)
29. Chrysichthys ornatus (i:8, k:23)
30. Chrysichthys praecox (i:2, k:0)
31. Chrysichthys punctatus (i:6, k:1)
32. Chrysichthys sianenna (i:1, k:0)
33. Chrysichthys sp. (2) (i:1, k:0)
34. Chrysichthys sp. (3) (i:4, k:1)
35. Chrysichthys thonneri (i:2, k:0)
36. Chrysichthys turkana (i:2, k:0)
37. Chrysichthys wagenaari (i:1, k:0)
38. Chrysichthys walkeri (i:0, k:1)
39. Clarotes laticeps (i:11, k:4)
40. Lophiobagrus aquilus (i:0, k:1)
41. Lophiobagrus asperispinis (i:0, k:0)
42. Lophiobagrus brevispinis (i:16, k:13)
43. Lophiobagrus cyclurus (i:9, k:6)
44. Notoglanidium akiri (i:1, k:0)
45. Notoglanidium boutchangai (i:1, k:0)
46. Notoglanidium depierrei (i:1, k:0)
47. Notoglanidium macrostoma (i:14, k:18)
48. Notoglanidium maculatum (i:3, k:0)
49. Notoglanidium pallidum (i:2, k:0)
50. Notoglanidium pembetadi (i:0, k:0)
51. Notoglanidium thomasi (i:0, k:0)
52. Notoglanidium walkeri (i:0, k:0)
53. Parauchenoglanis ahli (i:1, k:0)
54. Parauchenoglanis altipinnis (i:5, k:0)
55. Parauchenoglanis balayi (i:9, k:2)
56. Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi (i:2, k:0)
57. Parauchenoglanis guttatus (i:10, k:6)
58. Parauchenoglanis longiceps (i:1, k:0)
59. Parauchenoglanis monkei (i:0, k:1)
60. Parauchenoglanis ngamensis (i:2, k:1)
61. Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (i:6, k:3)
62. Parauchenoglanis punctatus (i:24, k:2)
63. Pardiglanis tarabinii (i:1, k:0)
64. Phyllonemus brichardi (i:0, k:0)
65. Phyllonemus filinemus (i:3, k:0)
66. Phyllonemus typus (i:17, k:26)
Jump to next section Total of 66 species
Jump to next section The Catfish Family Claroteidae
claroteidae
Family Common Name Catfishes
Distribution Africa
Common Names Giraffe or African Big Eye Catfish
Size Smallest 34mm, largest 1500mm, average 327mm, most commonly 800mm. All SL.
Species There are 66 species in 9 genera in the database
Keepers 30 species (45%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Chrysichthys (43 keepers)
2. Auchenoglanis (38 keepers)
3. Phyllonemus (26 keepers)
4. Lophiobagrus (20 keepers)
5. Notoglanidium (18 keepers)
Jump to next section Distribution of selected species
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Auchenoglanis occidentalis (17.07%)
2. Phyllonemus typus (15.85%)
3. Chrysichthys ornatus (14.02%)
4. Notoglanidium macrostoma (10.98%)
5. Lophiobagrus brevispinis (7.93%)
6. Parauchenoglanis guttatus (3.66%)
7. Lophiobagrus cyclurus (3.66%)
8. Clarotes laticeps (2.44%)
9. Auchenoglanis senegali (2.44%)
10. Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (1.83%)
11. Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (1.83%)
12. Chrysichthys aluuensis (1.83%)
13. Parauchenoglanis punctatus (1.22%)
14. Parauchenoglanis balayi (1.22%)
15. Chrysichthys longipinnis (1.22%)
16. Chrysichthys graueri (1.22%)
17. Chrysichthys furcatus (1.22%)
18. Chrysichthys brachynema (1.22%)
19. Chrysichthys auratus (1.22%)
20. Auchenoglanis wittei (1.22%)
21. Auchenoglanis biscutatus (1.22%)
22. Parauchenoglanis ngamensis (0.61%)
23. Parauchenoglanis monkei (0.61%)
24. Lophiobagrus aquilus (0.61%)
25. Chrysichthys walkeri (0.61%)