|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis congicus Boulenger, 1920|
|Type Locality||Stanley [Boyoma] Falls, Democratic Republic of Congo.|
|Pronunciation||Kee low glan iss|
|Etymology||Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology.|
|Size||75mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Second largest catfish genus next to Synodontis in Africa. characterized by jaws and lips modified into a sucker or oral disc used for adhering to and feeding upon objects in fast flowing waters. Generally fairly small at 100 mm SL or less. Often caudal shape can show sexual dimorphism and is usually species specific.|
|Distribution||Africa: Congo basin (Stanley Falls, Stanley Pool).
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 4), pp 32, Fig. 16.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 05:50 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 11:42)|