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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis kalambo Seegers, 1996|
|Type Locality||Kanyele River, southeastern affluent of upper Kalambo River, on road from Sumbawanga to Mbala, western Tanzania, 8°25'S, 31°30'E.|
|Pronunciation||Kee low glan iss|
|Etymology||Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology.|
|Size||44mm or 1.7" 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||Upper Kalambo River basin, Tanzania.
African Waters, Western Rift Valley Lakes, Tanganyika, Kalambo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Vulnerable|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 278, pp 377, Figs. 279-281.|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 23 05:54 (species record created: 2009 Sep 02 12:59)|