Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Mochokidae Squeakers or upside-down catfishes

Genus: Chiloglanis

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



61 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



61 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chiloglanis angolensis Africa 5.6 SL 1967
Chiloglanis anoterus Pennant-tailed suckermouth Africa 9 SL 1960
Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis Africa 7.6 SL 1993
Chiloglanis batesii Africa 4 SL 1904
Chiloglanis benuensis Africa 3.8 SL 1963
Chiloglanis bifurcus Incomati suckermouth Africa 6.8 SL 1969
Chiloglanis brevibarbis Short barbelled suckermouth Africa 6.1 TL 1902
Chiloglanis camarabounyi Africa 4.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis cameronensis Africa 4.5 SL 1904
Chiloglanis carnosus Africa 6.1 TL 1976
Chiloglanis congicus Africa 7.5 TL 1920
Chiloglanis deckenii Pangani suckermouth Africa 7 SL 1868
Chiloglanis devosi Africa 4.9 SL 2015
Chiloglanis dialloi Africa 5.2 SL 2017
Chiloglanis disneyi Africa 3.5 SL 1974
Chiloglanis elisabethianus Africa 5.2 TL 1915
Chiloglanis emarginatus Phongolo suckermouth Africa 6.5 SL 1969
Chiloglanis fasciatus Okavango suckermouth Africa 6.4 TL 1936
Chiloglanis harbinger Africa 4.4 SL 1989
Chiloglanis igamba Africa 6.5 SL 2011
Chiloglanis kabaensis Africa 4.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis kalambo Kalambo suckermouth Africa 4.4 TL 1996
Chiloglanis kazumbei Africa 5.4 SL 2011
Chiloglanis kerioensis Africa 4.0 SL 2015
Chiloglanis kolente Africa 2.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis lamottei Africa 4.9 SL 1948
Chiloglanis loffabrevum Africa 3.8 SL 2017
Chiloglanis longibarbis Africa 4.1 SL 2017
Chiloglanis lufirae Africa 10 SL 1976
Chiloglanis lukugae Africa 9 SL 1944
Chiloglanis macropterus Africa 9.8 TL 1975
Chiloglanis marlieri Africa 5.6 TL 1952
Chiloglanis mbozi Mbozi suckermouth Africa 5.7 TL 1996
Chiloglanis micropogon Africa 4.9 TL 1952
Chiloglanis microps Africa 5.6 SL 1965
Chiloglanis modjensis Africa 4 SL 1904
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Africa 6.5 SL 1911
Chiloglanis niger Africa 3.5 SL 1989
Chiloglanis niloticus Africa 4.5 SL 1900
Chiloglanis normani Africa 4.6 SL 1933
Chiloglanis nzerekore Africa 4.5 SL 2017
Chiloglanis occidentalis Africa 5.7 SL 1933
Chiloglanis orthodontus Africa 2.9 SL 2011
Chiloglanis paratus Sawfin suckermouth Africa 8.5 SL 1960
Chiloglanis pezoldi Africa 5.1 SL 2017
Chiloglanis pojeri Africa 7 TL 1944
Chiloglanis polyodon Africa 5.2 TL 1932
Chiloglanis polypogon Africa 5.5 SL 1989
Chiloglanis pretoriae Shortspine suckermouth Africa 6.5 SL 1931
Chiloglanis productus Africa 4.9 SL 2006
Chiloglanis reticulatus Africa 4.2 SL 1989
Chiloglanis rukwaensis Lake Rukwa suckermouth Africa 4.8 TL 1996
Chiloglanis ruziziensis Africa 6.3 SL 1993
Chiloglanis sanagaensis Africa 4.3 SL 1989
Chiloglanis sardinhai Africa 3.9 SL 1961
Chiloglanis somereni Someren's suckermouth Africa 10 SL 1958
Chiloglanis swierstrai Lowveld suckermouth Africa 7 SL 1931
Chiloglanis trilobatus Three-lobed suckermouth Africa 5.2 TL 1996
Chiloglanis tweddlei Africa 5.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis voltae Africa 2.7 SL 1963
Chiloglanis waterloti Africa 4.8 SL 1954



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013