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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Claroteidae Claroteid catfishes
Subfamily: Auchenoglanidinae
Genus: Auchenoglanis

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

Photo by Photo by Hanssens, M.
 
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
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Africa
Max. Length 70 cm SL
Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)

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



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Auchenoglanis biscutatus Africa 54 SL 1809
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Africa 70 SL 1840



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