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Scientific NameAustroglanis sclateri  (Boulenger, 1901)
Common NamesRock Catfish
Klipbaber (South African)
Synonym(s)Gephyroglanis sclateri
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Size 300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionAfrica: Orange-Vaal system, South Africa. Also found in Lesotho and Namibia.
African Waters, Orange (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Orange, Vaal (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusLeast Concern
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FeedingIn the wild feeds on invertebrates, especially insects, taken from rock surfaces; larger specimens also take small fish.
FurnitureOccurs in rocky habitats in flowing water, favoring rapids.
BreedingUnreported.
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Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Jul 19 18:25 (species record created: 2010 Jul 06 06:00)