Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Clariidae
Etymology: Horaglanis: Taken from mister S.L.Hora, director of Zoological Survey of India + Latin, glanis = a cat fish (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; demersal. Tropical; 10°N - 9°N
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4833)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Bones of the skull firmly articulated. Brain teleostean. Absence of eyes brought about the degeneration of the optic lobes. Skin devoid of scales (Ref. 44151).
Asia: Kottayam in Kerala, India.
Found in wells. Migrate from one well to another through underground water channels (Ref. 43626).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. Volume 2. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. (Ref. 4833)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.6250 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00676 (0.00310 - 0.01476), b=3.00 (2.82 - 3.18), based on LWR estimates for this Family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.40 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .