|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis anoterus Crass, 1960|
|Type Locality||Upper Pivaan River, Pongola River system, 17°30"S, 30°28'E, Natal, South Africa, elevation about 4600 feet.|
|Pronunciation||Kee low glan iss|
|Etymology||Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology.|
|Size||90mm or 3.5" 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: Endemic to the escarpment streams of the Pongolo and Incomati River systems.
Log in to view species occurence data on a map.
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals of the Natal Museum v. 14 (pt 3), pp 446, Fig. 2 (a-d).|
|Registered Keepers||Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
|Wishlists||Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
|Spotters||Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is but a single record of this fish being seen, view it.
|More on Chiloglanis anoterus|
|Look up Chiloglanis anoterus on AquaticRepublic.com|
|BBCode||(use in forum posts)|
|Look up Chiloglanis anoterus on Fishbase|
|Get or print a QR code for this species profile, or try our LFS label creator.|
|Last Update||2017 Oct 30 04:24 (species record created: 2017 Oct 21 09:38)|