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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Amphiliidae Loach catfishes
Subfamily: Leptoglanidinae
Genus: Zaireichthys

(See list of species below)



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18 species (see list below)

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Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Zaireichthys brevis (Boulenger, 1915)

Photo by FAO
 
Zaireichthys brevis
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

Africa
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Zaireichthys camerunensis (Daget & Stauch, 1963)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Zaireichthys camerunensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys compactus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys conspicuus
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Zaireichthys dorae (Poll, 1967)

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys dorae
[Chobe sand catlet]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL
Zaireichthys flavomaculatus (Pellegrin, 1926)

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys flavomaculatus
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL
Zaireichthys heterurus Roberts, 2003

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys heterurus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.4 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys kafuensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys kavangoensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys kunenensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys lacustris
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL
Zaireichthys mandevillei (Poll, 1959)

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Zaireichthys mandevillei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys maravensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys monomotapa
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL

 
Zaireichthys pallidus
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Zaireichthys rotundiceps (Hilgendorf, 1905)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Zaireichthys rotundiceps
[Spotted sand catlet]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 2.5 cm SL
Zaireichthys wamiensis (Seegers, 1989)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Zaireichthys wamiensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.5 cm TL

 
Zaireichthys zonatus
[]
18 Species of Family Amphiliidae with Genus Zaireichthys
(Loach catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1915 Zaireichthys brevis Africa 3.4 TL
1963 Zaireichthys camerunensis Africa 3.3 SL
2008 Zaireichthys compactus Africa 2.6 SL
2011 Zaireichthys conspicuus Africa 3.5 SL
1967 Zaireichthys dorae Chobe sand catlet Africa 2.7 SL
1926 Zaireichthys flavomaculatus Africa 3.9 SL
2003 Zaireichthys heterurus Africa 3.5 SL
2011 Zaireichthys kafuensis Africa 2.4 SL
2011 Zaireichthys kavangoensis Africa 2.7 SL
2011 Zaireichthys kunenensis Africa 2.5 SL
2011 Zaireichthys lacustris Africa 2.2 SL
1959 Zaireichthys mandevillei Africa 2.6 SL
2011 Zaireichthys maravensis Africa 3.1 SL
2011 Zaireichthys monomotapa Africa 4.1 SL
2011 Zaireichthys pallidus Africa 2.5 SL
1905 Zaireichthys rotundiceps Spotted sand catlet Africa 3.8 SL
1989 Zaireichthys wamiensis Africa 2.5 SL
1968 Zaireichthys zonatus Africa 2.5 TL



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