| Summary of Auchenoglanis|
||Auchenoglanis: From the Greek, auchenos, meaning neck and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the long cranial shield.
||The genus is diagnosed on the basis of a unique combination of characters: a deep and broad skull, narrow mouth, reduced pramaxillary tooth patches, anterior nostrils on the upper lip, and three large nuchal plates, the first which is in close proximity to the rear of the supraoccipital- a bone on the dorsal side of the great foramen(opening) of the skull.
||Smallest 203mm, largest 800mm, average 482mm, most commonly 700mm. All SL.
||There are 9 "species" in the database
||7 species (77%) are being kept by registered keepers
|New spp. / time
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