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Chiloglanis kabaensis Schmidt & Friel, 2017

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes)
Etymology: Chiloglanis: Greek, cheilos = lip + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335);  kabaensis: The specific epithet refers to the Kaba River drainage (Little Scarcies), where the species is endemic (Ref. 116018).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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Africa: Little Scarcies River drainage in Guinea and possibly also in Sierra Leone (Ref. 116018).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116018)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 4-5; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10. Diagnosis: Chiloglanis kabaensis is distinguished from C. waterloti and C. longibarbis in having more mandibular teeth in the functional row, and is distinguished from C. camarabounyi, C. dialloi, C. loffabrevum, C. tweddlei, C. pezoldi, C. lamottei, and C. polyodon in having fewer mandibular teeth in the functional row; it is easily distinguished from Chiloglanis aff. micropogon in having moderately long mandibular barbels vs. absent or reduced; it is distinguished from C. normani in having males without sexually dimorphic anal and caudal fins; it is distinguished from C. occidentalis and C. nzerekore in having shorter dorsal and pectoral spines, and shorter maxillary barbels; it can be distinguished from C. kolente in having shorter maxillary barbels and lateral mandibular barbels, and in attaining a larger maximum standard length, 45.9 vs. 25.7 (Ref. 116018).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is collected in riffles and faster flowing water around large rocks and woody debris (Ref. 116018).

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Schmidt, R.C., H.L. Bart, F. Pezold and J.P. Friel, 2017. A biodiversity hotspot heats up: Nine new species of suckermouth catfishes (Mochokidae: Chiloglanis) from Upper Guinean forest steams in West Africa. Copeia 105(2):301-338. (Ref. 116018)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .