Chiloglanis cameronensis Boulenger, 1904
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Family:  Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes), subfamily: Chiloglanidinae
Max. size:  4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; dH range: 5 - 10,
Distribution:  Africa: coastal basins of Cameroon, including Sanaga, Lokoundje, Kienke and Ntem rivers (Ref. 81251), Rio Mongo, tributary of Mbini River, and Rio Muin in Equatorial Guinea (Ref. 81251, 120898), and Ntem and Ivindo rivers in 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. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 20.04.94
Modified by: Musschoot, Tobias - 20.09.17
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.05.94

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