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|Scientific Name||Chiloglanis carnosus Roberts & Stewart, 1976|
|Type Locality||Lower Congo River, near Inga, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°27.5'S, 13°36.0'E.|
|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.|
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6), pp 282, Pl. 8 (figs. b-d).|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 08 10:38 (species record created: 2019 Apr 07 17:38)|