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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis disneyi Trewavas, 1974|
|Type Locality||Wowe River, Mungo system, Cameroon.|
|Pronunciation||Kee low glan iss|
|Etymology||Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology.|
|Size||35mm or 1.4" 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: Mungo and Cross basins in Cameroon. Reported from Chad basin.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 26 (no. 5), pp 365, Figs. 6, 8.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 29 23:05 (species record created: 2015 Jan 02 13:37)|