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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Clariidae Airbreathing catfishes

Genus: Channallabes

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Africa
Max. Length 41.3 cm SL
Channallabes alvarezi (Roman, 1971)

Photo by Photo by Adriaens, D.
 
Channallabes alvarezi
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Africa
Max. Length 41.6 cm TL
Channallabes apus (Günther, 1873)

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Channallabes apus
[Eel catfish]



Africa
Max. Length 22 cm SL
Channallabes longicaudatus (Pappenheim, 1911)

Photo by Photo by Adriaens, D.
 
Channallabes longicaudatus
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Africa
Max. Length 24.4 cm SL
Channallabes ogooensis Devaere, Adriaens & Verraes, 2007

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Channallabes ogooensis
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Africa
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL
Channallabes sanghaensis Devaere, Adriaens & Verraes, 2007

Photo by Photo by Adriaens, D.
 
Channallabes sanghaensis
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Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm SL
Channallabes teugelsi Devaere, Adriaens & Verraes, 2007

Photo by Photo by Adriaens, D.
 
Channallabes teugelsi
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6 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Channallabes alvarezi Africa 41.3 SL 1971
Channallabes apus Eel catfish Africa 41.6 TL 1873
Channallabes longicaudatus Africa 22 SL 1911
Channallabes ogooensis Africa 24.4 SL 2007
Channallabes sanghaensis Africa 22.1 SL 2007
Channallabes teugelsi Africa 14.5 SL 2007



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