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

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Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis ahli (Holly, 1930)

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Parauchenoglanis ahli
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Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis (Boulenger, 1911)

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Parauchenoglanis altipinnis
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Africa
Max. Length 31.7 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis balayi (Sauvage, 1879)

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Parauchenoglanis balayi
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Africa
Max. Length 10.5 cm TL
Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi (Popta, 1913)

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Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi
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Africa
Max. Length 41.1 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis longiceps (Boulenger, 1913)

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Parauchenoglanis longiceps
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Africa
Max. Length 15.1 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis monkei (Keilhack, 1910)

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Parauchenoglanis monkei
[Dotted catfish]



Africa
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis (Boulenger, 1911)

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Parauchenoglanis ngamensis
[Zambezi grunter]



Africa
Max. Length 29.2 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus (Pellegrin, 1929)

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Parauchenoglanis pantherinus
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Africa
Max. Length 41 cm SL
Parauchenoglanis punctatus (Boulenger, 1902)

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Parauchenoglanis punctatus
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Parauchenoglanis ahli Africa 10.5 SL 1930
Parauchenoglanis altipinnis Africa 22.5 SL 1911
Parauchenoglanis balayi Africa 31.7 SL 1879
Parauchenoglanis buettikoferi Africa 10.5 TL 1913
Parauchenoglanis longiceps Africa 41.1 SL 1913
Parauchenoglanis monkei Dotted catfish Africa 15.1 SL 1910
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis Zambezi grunter Africa 38 SL 1911
Parauchenoglanis pantherinus Africa 29.2 SL 1929
Parauchenoglanis punctatus Africa 41 SL 1902



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