Austroglanis sclateri (Boulenger, 1901)
Austroglanis sclateri
photo by Barkhuizen, L.

Family:  Austroglanididae (Austroglanids)
Max. size:  30 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Orange-Vaal system, South Africa. Also found in Lesotho (Ref. 7248) and Namibia (Ref. 33857).
Biology:  Occurs in rocky habitats in flowing water, favoring rapids. Feeds on invertebrates, especially insects, taken from rock surfaces; larger specimens also take small fish. Rarely caught by anglers (Ref. 7248).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 July 2017 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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