Cat-eLog Right Arrow Mochokidae Right Arrow Chiloglanidinae Right Arrow Chiloglanis

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Scientific NameChiloglanis nzerekore  Schmidt & Pezold, 2017
Common Name
Type LocalityLoh River, at Gbegnema, St. Paul River drainage, Guinea, 8.7222°N, 8.43675°W.
PronunciationKee low glan iss
EtymologyChiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology. 
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IdentificationSecond 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.
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ReferencesCopeia v. 105 (no. 2), pp 324, Fig. 9.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2018 Jan 17 06:54 (species record created: 2017 Jul 04 11:08)