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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Claroteidae Claroteid catfishes
Subfamily: Claroteinae
Genus: Chrysichthys

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Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Chrysichthys acsiorum
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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)

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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
[]



42 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
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



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