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Family: Claroteidae Claroteid catfishes



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84 species (see list below)

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Africa
Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Amarginops platus
[]

Photo by Hanssens, M.

Africa
Max. Length 54 cm SL
Auchenoglanis biscutatus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809)

Photo by Hanssens, M.
 
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Auchenoglanis occidentalis
[Bubu]
No picture found
Africa

 
Auchenoglanis senegali
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 63 cm TL
Bathybagrus grandis (Boulenger, 1917)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathybagrus grandis
[Kukumai]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Bathybagrus graueri (Steindachner, 1911)

Photo by FAO
 
Bathybagrus graueri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Bathybagrus platycephalus
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Bathybagrus sianenna (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Bathybagrus sianenna
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm SL
Bathybagrus stappersii (Boulenger, 1917)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Bathybagrus stappersii
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Bathybagrus tetranema Bailey & Stewart, 1984

Photo by FAO
 
Bathybagrus tetranema
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys acsiorum
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Chrysichthys aluuensis Risch, 1985

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys aluuensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys ansorgii
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

West Africa
Max. Length 57 cm TL
Chrysichthys auratus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chrysichthys auratus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 21.9 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys bocagii
[]

Photo by Lindersson, A.

Africa
Max. Length 77 cm TL
Chrysichthys brachynema Boulenger, 1900

Photo by Lindersson, A.
 
Chrysichthys brachynema
[Kibonde]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Chrysichthys brevibarbis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys brevibarbis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach, 1818)

 
Chrysichthys cranchii
[Kokuni]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 30.4 cm SL
Chrysichthys dageti Risch, 1992

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys dageti
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 23.2 cm SL
Chrysichthys delhezi Boulenger, 1899

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys delhezi
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Chrysichthys dendrophorus (Poll, 1966)

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys dendrophorus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys depressus
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 27.3 cm TL
Chrysichthys duttoni Boulenger, 1905

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys duttoni
[]

Photo by Risch, L.

Africa
Max. Length 29 cm SL
Chrysichthys habereri Steindachner, 1912

Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys habereri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys helicophagus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys hildae
[Hilda's grunter]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Chrysichthys johnelsi Daget, 1959

Photo by RMCA
 
Chrysichthys johnelsi
[]

Photo by Risch, L.

Africa
Max. Length 126 cm TL
Chrysichthys laticeps Pellegrin, 1932

Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys laticeps
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys levequei
[]

Photo by Risch, L.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Chrysichthys longibarbis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys longibarbis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 31.2 cm SL
Chrysichthys longidorsalis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1981

Photo by RMCA
 
Chrysichthys longidorsalis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Chrysichthys longipinnis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys longipinnis
[Aluminum catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 41 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys mabusi
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 28.4 cm SL
Chrysichthys macropterus Boulenger, 1920

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Chrysichthys macropterus
[]

Photo by Diallo, A.

Africa
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Chrysichthys maurus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Photo by Diallo, A.
 
Chrysichthys maurus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus
[Bagrid catfish]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 23.1 cm SL
Chrysichthys nyongensis Risch & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1985

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys nyongensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys ogooensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys okae
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 25.2 cm SL
Chrysichthys ornatus Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys ornatus
[Ornate bagrid]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys persimilis
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Chrysichthys polli Risch, 1987

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys polli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys praecox
[]

Photo by Risch, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15.5 cm SL
Chrysichthys punctatus Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys punctatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys rueppelli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys sharpii
[Shovelnose catfish]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chrysichthys teugelsi Risch, 1987

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys teugelsi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys thonneri
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 27 cm SL
Chrysichthys thysi Risch, 1985

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys thysi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys turkana
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 33 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys uniformis
[]

Photo by Risch, L.

Africa
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Chrysichthys wagenaari Boulenger, 1899

Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys wagenaari
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys walkeri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL

 
Clarotes bidorsalis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell, 1829)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Clarotes laticeps
[Widehead catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 43 cm SL

 
Gephyroglanis congicus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Gephyroglanis habereri
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart, 1984

Photo by FAO
 
Lophiobagrus aquilus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Lophiobagrus asperispinis Bailey & Stewart, 1984

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Lophiobagrus asperispinis
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL
Lophiobagrus brevispinis Bailey & Stewart, 1984

Photo by FAO
 
Lophiobagrus brevispinis
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo, 1937)

Photo by FAO
 
Lophiobagrus cyclurus
[African bullhead]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

Africa
Max. Length 10.7 cm SL
Notoglanidium akiri (Risch, 1987)

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Notoglanidium akiri
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Notoglanidium boutchangai (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Notoglanidium boutchangai
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

Africa
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL
Notoglanidium depierrei (Daget, 1979)

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Notoglanidium depierrei
[]

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 24 cm TL
Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin, 1909)

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Notoglanidium macrostoma
[Flatnose catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Notoglanidium maculatum
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Notoglanidium pallidum Roberts & Stewart, 1976

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Notoglanidium pallidum
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Notoglanidium pembetadi
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL
Notoglanidium thomasi Boulenger, 1916

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Notoglanidium thomasi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Notoglanidium walkeri
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis ahli
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis balayi
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis longiceps
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis monkei
[Dotted catfish]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis
[Zambezi grunter]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus
[]

Photo by Geerinckx, T.

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

Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis punctatus
[]

Photo by Nightingale, A.

Africa
Max. Length 75 cm SL
Pardiglanis tarabinii Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi, 1972

Photo by Nightingale, A.
 
Pardiglanis tarabinii
[Somalian giant catfish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Phyllonemus brichardi
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL
Phyllonemus filinemus Worthington & Ricardo, 1937

Photo by FAO
 
Phyllonemus filinemus
[]

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.

Africa
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Phyllonemus typus Boulenger, 1906

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Phyllonemus typus
[Spatula-barbeled catfish]
84 Species of Family Claroteidae
(Claroteid catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1917 Amarginops platus Africa 17 SL
1809 Auchenoglanis biscutatus Africa 54 SL
1840 Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Africa 70 SL
2010 Auchenoglanis senegali Africa
1917 Bathybagrus grandis Kukumai Africa 63 TL
1911 Bathybagrus graueri Africa 36 TL
1937 Bathybagrus platycephalus Africa 22 TL
1906 Bathybagrus sianenna Africa 23 SL
1917 Bathybagrus stappersii Africa 45 SL
1984 Bathybagrus tetranema Africa 17 SL
2008 Chrysichthys acsiorum Africa 24.3 SL
1985 Chrysichthys aluuensis Africa 9.1 SL
1910 Chrysichthys ansorgii Africa 30 TL
1809 Chrysichthys auratus West Africa 57 TL
1910 Chrysichthys bocagii Africa 21.9 TL
1900 Chrysichthys brachynema Kibonde Africa 77 TL
1899 Chrysichthys brevibarbis Africa 40 SL
1818 Chrysichthys cranchii Kokuni Africa 150 TL
1992 Chrysichthys dageti Africa 30.4 SL
1899 Chrysichthys delhezi Africa 23.2 SL
1966 Chrysichthys dendrophorus Africa 60 TL
1917 Chrysichthys depressus Africa 19.5 SL
1905 Chrysichthys duttoni Africa 27.3 TL
1912 Chrysichthys habereri Africa 29 SL
1976 Chrysichthys helicophagus Africa 18 SL
1973 Chrysichthys hildae Hilda's grunter Africa 11.8 SL
1959 Chrysichthys johnelsi Africa 33 SL
1932 Chrysichthys laticeps Africa 126 TL
1988 Chrysichthys levequei Africa 16.2 SL
1899 Chrysichthys longibarbis Africa 25 SL
1981 Chrysichthys longidorsalis Africa 31.2 SL
1899 Chrysichthys longipinnis Aluminum catfish Africa 70 SL
1905 Chrysichthys mabusi Africa 41 SL
1920 Chrysichthys macropterus Africa 28.4 SL
1840 Chrysichthys maurus Africa 51 SL
1803 Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagrid catfish Africa 65 SL
1985 Chrysichthys nyongensis Africa 23.1 SL
1900 Chrysichthys ogooensis Africa 25 TL
1949 Chrysichthys okae Africa 8 SL
1902 Chrysichthys ornatus Ornate bagrid Africa 25.2 SL
1899 Chrysichthys persimilis Africa 22 SL
1987 Chrysichthys polli Africa 11.2 SL
2008 Chrysichthys praecox Africa 6.3 SL
1899 Chrysichthys punctatus Africa 15.5 SL
1907 Chrysichthys rueppelli Africa 20 SL
1901 Chrysichthys sharpii Shovelnose catfish Africa 37 TL
1987 Chrysichthys teugelsi Africa 15 SL
1912 Chrysichthys thonneri Africa 50 SL
1985 Chrysichthys thysi Africa 27 SL
2008 Chrysichthys turkana Africa 9.3 SL
1922 Chrysichthys uniformis Africa 33 TL
1899 Chrysichthys wagenaari Africa 70 TL
1899 Chrysichthys walkeri Africa 20 SL
1938 Clarotes bidorsalis Africa 22.5 TL
1829 Clarotes laticeps Widehead catfish Africa 80 SL
1899 Gephyroglanis congicus Africa 43 SL
1914 Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus Africa 14.6 SL
1912 Gephyroglanis habereri Africa 20.2 SL
1984 Lophiobagrus aquilus Africa 8 TL
1984 Lophiobagrus asperispinis Africa 3.4 TL
1984 Lophiobagrus brevispinis Africa 5.1 TL
1937 Lophiobagrus cyclurus African bullhead Africa 8 SL
1987 Notoglanidium akiri Africa 10.7 SL
1965 Notoglanidium boutchangai Africa 22.5 TL
1979 Notoglanidium depierrei Africa 17.2 SL
1909 Notoglanidium macrostoma Flatnose catfish Africa 24 TL
1916 Notoglanidium maculatum Africa 6 TL
1976 Notoglanidium pallidum Africa 8.3 SL
2013 Notoglanidium pembetadi Africa 17.9 SL
1916 Notoglanidium thomasi Africa 5.4 TL
1903 Notoglanidium walkeri Africa 12 TL
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
1972 Pardiglanis tarabinii Somalian giant catfish Africa 75 SL
1987 Phyllonemus brichardi Africa 7.8 SL
1937 Phyllonemus filinemus Africa 8.7 TL
1906 Phyllonemus typus Spatula-barbeled catfish Africa 8.8 TL



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