|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis angolensis Poll, 1967|
|Type Locality||Stream crossing Chibia-Jau road, at Jau-Onguéria bifurcation, a few kilometers south of Chibia, near Sá da Bandeira, Angola.|
|Pronunciation||Kee low glan iss|
|Etymology||Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology.|
|Size||56mm or 2.2" 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: Cuango River (Kasai drainage, middle Congo River basin) and Rio Coroca (just north of Cunene drainage), Angola.
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo, Kasai, Kwango (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Curoca (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Publicações Culturais, Companhia de Diamantes de Angola (DIAMANG), Lisboa No. 75, pp255, Fig. 120.|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 30 17:54 (species record created: 2010 Jan 27 14:48)|