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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Claroteidae Claroteid catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenoglanidinae
Genus: Parauchenoglanis

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 8.4 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis ahli (Holly, 1930)

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Parauchenoglanis ahli
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Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis (Boulenger, 1911)

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Parauchenoglanis altipinnis
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Africa
Max. Length 39 cm TL
Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage, 1879)

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Parauchenoglanis balayi
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Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi (Popta, 1913)

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Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi
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Africa
Max. Length 41.1 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis longiceps (Boulenger, 1913)

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Parauchenoglanis longiceps
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Africa
Max. Length 24.5 cm TL
Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack, 1910)

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Parauchenoglanis monkei
[Dotted catfish]

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Africa
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis (Boulenger, 1911)

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Parauchenoglanis ngamensis
[Zambezi grunter]

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Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (Pellegrin, 1929)

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Parauchenoglanis pantherinus
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Africa
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger, 1902)

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Parauchenoglanis punctatus
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9 Species of Family Claroteidae with Genus Parauchenoglanis
(Claroteid catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1930 Parauchenoglanis ahli Africa 8.4 SL
1911 Parauchenoglanis altipinnis Africa 21 TL
1879 Parauchenoglanis balayi Africa 39 TL
1913 Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi Africa 10.5 TL
1913 Parauchenoglanis longiceps Africa 41.1 SL
1910 Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Africa 24.5 TL
1911 Parauchenoglanis ngamensis Zambezi grunter Africa 38 SL
1929 Parauchenoglanis pantherinus Africa 11.2 SL
1902 Parauchenoglanis punctatus Africa 41 SL



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