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Family: Claroteidae Claroteid catfishes



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Max. Length 17 cm SL

 
Amarginops platus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Hanssens, M.
 
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Auchenoglanis occidentalis
[Bubu]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathybagrus grandis
[Kukumai]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathybagrus graueri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 22 cm TL

 
Bathybagrus platycephalus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Bathybagrus sianenna
[]



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

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Bathybagrus stappersii
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bathybagrus tetranema
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys acsiorum
[]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys aluuensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys ansorgii
[]



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

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Chrysichthys auratus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 21.9 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys bocagii
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Lindersson, A.
 
Chrysichthys brachynema
[Kibonde]



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys brevibarbis
[]



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

 
Chrysichthys cranchii
[Kokuni]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys dageti
[]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys delhezi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys dendrophorus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL
Chrysichthys depressus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)

Photo by Photo by Micha, J.-C.
 
Chrysichthys depressus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys duttoni
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys habereri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys helicophagus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.8 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys hildae
[Hilda's grunter]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Chrysichthys johnelsi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys laticeps
[]



Africa
Max. Length 16.2 cm SL
Chrysichthys levequei Risch, 1988

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chrysichthys levequei
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys longibarbis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Chrysichthys longidorsalis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys longipinnis
[Aluminum catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 41 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys mabusi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Chrysichthys macropterus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Diallo, A.
 
Chrysichthys maurus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus
[Bagrid catfish]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys nyongensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 24.2 cm SL
Chrysichthys ogooensis (Pellegrin, 1900)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chrysichthys ogooensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 8 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys okae
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chrysichthys ornatus
[Ornate bagrid]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys polli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys praecox
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys punctatus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys rueppelli
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys sharpii
[Shovelnose catfish]



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

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys teugelsi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 50 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys thonneri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Chrysichthys thysi Risch, 1985

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chrysichthys thysi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys turkana
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 33 cm TL

 
Chrysichthys uniformis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Risch, L.
 
Chrysichthys wagenaari
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys walkeri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Clarotes bidorsalis Pellegrin, 1938

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Clarotes bidorsalis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Clarotes laticeps
[Widehead catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 43 cm SL

 
Gephyroglanis congicus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Gephyroglanis habereri
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiobagrus aquilus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Lophiobagrus asperispinis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiobagrus brevispinis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiobagrus cyclurus
[African bullhead]



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

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Notoglanidium akiri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 19.8 cm SL
Notoglanidium boutchangai (Thys van den Audenaerde, 1965)

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Notoglanidium boutchangai
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Notoglanidium depierrei
[]



Africa
Max. Length 28.1 cm SL
Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin, 1909)

Photo by Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Notoglanidium macrostoma
[Flatnose catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Notoglanidium maculatum
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Notoglanidium pallidum Roberts & Stewart, 1976

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Notoglanidium pallidum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 17.9 cm SL

 
Notoglanidium pembetadi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL
Notoglanidium thomasi Boulenger, 1916

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Notoglanidium thomasi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Notoglanidium walkeri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis ahli (Holly, 1930)

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis ahli
[]



Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 31.7 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage, 1879)

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis balayi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis longiceps
[]



Africa
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack, 1910)

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



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

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



Africa
Max. Length 29.2 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (Pellegrin, 1929)

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Geerinckx, T.
 
Parauchenoglanis punctatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by NMK
 
Pardiglanis tarabinii
[Somalian giant catfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.8 cm SL

 
Phyllonemus brichardi
[]



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

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Phyllonemus filinemus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Phyllonemus typus
[Spatula-barbeled catfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Amarginops platus Africa 17 SL 1917
Auchenoglanis biscutatus Africa 54 SL 1809
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Africa 70 SL 1840
Bathybagrus grandis Kukumai Africa 63 TL 1917
Bathybagrus graueri Africa 36 TL 1911
Bathybagrus platycephalus Africa 22 TL 1937
Bathybagrus sianenna Africa 23 SL 1906
Bathybagrus stappersii Africa 45 SL 1917
Bathybagrus tetranema Africa 17 SL 1984
Chrysichthys acsiorum Africa 24.3 SL 2008
Chrysichthys aluuensis Africa 9.1 SL 1985
Chrysichthys ansorgii Africa 30 TL 1910
Chrysichthys auratus Africa 57 TL 1809
Chrysichthys bocagii Africa 21.9 TL 1910
Chrysichthys brachynema Kibonde Africa 77 TL 1900
Chrysichthys brevibarbis Africa 40 SL 1899
Chrysichthys cranchii Kokuni Africa 150 TL 1818
Chrysichthys dageti Africa 30.4 SL 1992
Chrysichthys delhezi Africa 23.2 SL 1899
Chrysichthys dendrophorus Africa 60 TL 1966
Chrysichthys depressus Africa 19.5 SL 1917
Chrysichthys duttoni Africa 27.3 TL 1905
Chrysichthys habereri Africa 29 SL 1912
Chrysichthys helicophagus Africa 18 SL 1976
Chrysichthys hildae Hilda's grunter Africa 11.8 SL 1973
Chrysichthys johnelsi Africa 33 SL 1959
Chrysichthys laticeps Africa 126 TL 1932
Chrysichthys levequei Africa 16.2 SL 1988
Chrysichthys longibarbis Africa 25 SL 1899
Chrysichthys longidorsalis Africa 31.2 SL 1981
Chrysichthys longipinnis Aluminum catfish Africa 70 SL 1899
Chrysichthys mabusi Africa 41 SL 1905
Chrysichthys macropterus Africa 28.4 SL 1920
Chrysichthys maurus Africa 51 SL 1840
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagrid catfish Africa 65 SL 1803
Chrysichthys nyongensis Africa 23.1 SL 1985
Chrysichthys ogooensis Africa 24.2 SL 1900
Chrysichthys okae Africa 8 SL 1949
Chrysichthys ornatus Ornate bagrid Africa 25.2 SL 1902
Chrysichthys polli Africa 11.2 SL 1987
Chrysichthys praecox Africa 6.3 SL 2008
Chrysichthys punctatus Africa 15.5 SL 1899
Chrysichthys rueppelli Africa 20 SL 1907
Chrysichthys sharpii Shovelnose catfish Africa 37 TL 1901
Chrysichthys teugelsi Africa 15 SL 1987
Chrysichthys thonneri Africa 50 SL 1912
Chrysichthys thysi Africa 30 SL 1985
Chrysichthys turkana Africa 9.3 SL 2008
Chrysichthys uniformis Africa 33 TL 1922
Chrysichthys wagenaari Africa 70 TL 1899
Chrysichthys walkeri Africa 11.5 SL 1899
Clarotes bidorsalis Africa 22.5 TL 1938
Clarotes laticeps Widehead catfish Africa 80 SL 1829
Gephyroglanis congicus Africa 43 SL 1899
Gephyroglanis gymnorhynchus Africa 14.6 SL 1914
Gephyroglanis habereri Africa 20.2 SL 1912
Lophiobagrus aquilus Africa 8 TL 1984
Lophiobagrus asperispinis Africa 3.4 TL 1984
Lophiobagrus brevispinis Africa 5.1 TL 1984
Lophiobagrus cyclurus African bullhead Africa 8 SL 1937
Notoglanidium akiri Africa 10.7 SL 1987
Notoglanidium boutchangai Africa 19.8 SL 1965
Notoglanidium depierrei Africa 17.2 SL 1979
Notoglanidium macrostoma Flatnose catfish Africa 28.1 SL 1909
Notoglanidium maculatum Africa 5.4 SL 1916
Notoglanidium pallidum Africa 8 SL 1976
Notoglanidium pembetadi Africa 17.9 SL 2013
Notoglanidium thomasi Africa 4.4 SL 1916
Notoglanidium walkeri Africa 10 SL 1903
Parauchenoglanis ahli Africa 10.5 SL 1930
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis Africa 22.5 SL 1911
Parauchenoglanis balayi Africa 31.7 SL 1879
Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi Africa 10.5 TL 1913
Parauchenoglanis longiceps Africa 41.1 SL 1913
Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Africa 15.1 SL 1910
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis Zambezi grunter Africa 38 SL 1911
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus Africa 29.2 SL 1929
Parauchenoglanis punctatus Africa 41 SL 1902
Pardiglanis tarabinii Somalian giant catfish Africa 75 SL 1972
Phyllonemus brichardi Africa 7.8 SL 1987
Phyllonemus filinemus Africa 8.7 TL 1937
Phyllonemus typus Spatula-barbeled catfish Africa 8.8 TL 1906



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