|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.|
|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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals of the Cape Provincial Museums (Natural History) v. 8 (pt 2), pp 21, Figs. 12-12A.|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 08 10:23 (species record created: 2019 Apr 07 13:56)|