|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis emarginatus Jubb & Le Roux, 1969|
|Type Locality||Lekkerloop River, tributary of Komati River of Incomati River system, on the farm Vergelegen, Carolina District, South Africa.|
|Pronunciation||Kee low glan iss|
|Etymology||Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology.|
|Size||65mm or 2.6" 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: two areas, tributaries of the Pongolo and Komato-Incomati rivers in South Africa and Swaziland, and the Pungwe and middle and lower Zambezi in Zimbabwe. Threatened by water extraction, river regulation and sedimentation.
African Waters, Maputo, Pongolo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Incomati (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Pungwe (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Zambesi, Lower Zambesi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Zambesi, Middle Zambesi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2017.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums (Natural History) v. 8 (pt 2), pp 21, Figs. 12-12A.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 25 09:32 (species record created: 2019 Apr 07 13:56)|