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Scientific Name Austroglanis gilli  (Barnard, 1943)
Common Names Clanwilliam Rock Catfish
Clanwilliam-klipbaber (South Africa)
Type Locality Southwestern Cape Region, South Africa.
Synonym(s) Gephyroglanis gilli
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Size 127mm or 5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Has been recorded from only 15 headwater streams of the Olifants River, in the Cedarberg Mountains, Western Cape Province, South Africa.
African Waters, Clanwilliam Olifant (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2016.
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Feeding Feeds on insects, especially the larvae of caddis and mayflies, and other small invertebrates taken from the bottom.
Furniture Occurs among rocks and cobbles and under banks in clear, flowing streams.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals of the South African Museum v. 36 (pt 2), pp 227, Figs. 23c-g.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 23 05:56 (species record created: 2010 Jul 06 05:59)