| Summary of Paradoxoglanis|
||The Greek, glanis meaning catfish and paradoxos meaning strange or contrary to expectation. Gender is masculine.
||The most notable feature for identification is the incomplete lateral line, depending on the species of Paradoxoglanis only extending 28 to 50% of the distance from the posterior of the body as opposed to Malapterurus which extends completely down the body to near the caudal peduncle.
The adipose fin also begins in front of the posterior end of the anal fin base, in Malapterurus it begins behind this point.
||It has been noted that gut content studies shows that these fish ingest insects, crustaceans, larvae and plant debris, rarely encountering fish remains.
||In line with smaller body sizes, clutch sizes in species of Paradoxoglanis are far smaller than those of most if not all Malapterurus. Large well-formed ova were observed in specimens as small as 73 MM SL.
||Smallest 119mm, largest 169mm, average 137mm, most commonly 125mm. All SL.
||There are 3 "species" in the database
||1 species (33%) are being kept by registered keepers
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