Cat-eLog Data Sheet Scientific Name Schmidt & Pezold, 2017 Chiloglanis nzerekore Common Name Type Locality Loh River, at Gbegnema, St. Paul River drainage, Guinea, 8.7222°N, 8.43675°W. Pronunciation Kee low glan iss Etymology Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology. Species Information 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. Habitat Information Distribution
(Click the map-icon to show/hide map of species distribution) Husbandry Information Breeding Unreported. Further Information References Copeia v. 105 (no. 2), pp 324, Fig. 9. Registered Keepers None. Breeding Reports None. More on Chiloglanis nzerekore
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