Cat-eLog Right Amphiliidae Right Doumeinae Right The genus Belonoglanis

Down Summary of belonoglanis
Pronounced be LONO glan iss
Etymology Belonoglanis: From the Greek belone, meaning needle, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the shape.
Identification On the top of the body there is a single row of bony plates from the dorsal fin to the caudal peduncle, paralleled by two rows of bony plates on the sides of the belly. Very long and thin caudal peduncle. Small adipose about halfway between the dorsal and the caudal, and a large dorsal fin. Apparently are toothless.
Size Smallest 50mm, largest 172mm, average 111mm, most commonly 172mm. All SL.
Species There are 3 "species" in the database
Keepers 3 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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1. (60%)
2. (20%)
3. (20%)
Down Genus Thumbnails