Chiloglanis cameronensis Boulenger, 1904
No Picture Available

Family:  Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes)
Max. size:  4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; dH range: 5 - 10,
Distribution:  Africa: coastal basins of Cameroon (Sanaga, Lokunje, Kienke and Ntem Rivers), the Rio Muni of Equatorial Guinea, and the Ntem and Ivindo Rivers of Gabon (Ref. 81251).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): -1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-5; Vertebrae: 30-32. Diagnosis: body relatively elongate; abdomen not greatly expanded, more or less extensively darkly pigmented; sucker very large, longer than broad (not transversely oval), extensively covered with moderately large papillae; mandibular barbels short but well-developed, usually papillose, with up to 3 auxiliary mandibular barbels on each side of lower lip; large premaxillary teeth in 3-4 rows; mandibular teeth large, usually 4+4 or 5+5 (but some with 7+7 or 8+8); eyes large; adipose fin long, its origin considerably in advance of a vertical through anal fin origin; caudal peduncle moderately slender to very slender; caudal fin not deeply forked with lobes rounded or even truncate, lower slightly longer than upper (Ref. 81251). Coloration: body with dark bands fairly distinct; abdomen more or less darkly pigmented, almost black in some specimens (Ref. 81251).
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 205). Maximum total length reported is 5.5 cm (Ref. 3202).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 20.04.94
Modified by: Musschoot, Tobias - 20.09.17
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.05.94

Source and more info: www.fishbase.org. For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.


Page created by Jen, 05.08.02, php script by kbanasihan 06/09/2010 ,  last modified by sortiz, 10/02/17