Teleostei (teleosts) > Siluriformes
(Catfishes) > Austroglanididae
Etymology: Austroglanis: Composed from Austro = the south + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Barnard.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal. Subtropical; 31°S - 33°S
Africa: Clanwilliam-Olifants River system, South Africa.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 118466)
Occurs among rocks and cobbles and under banks in clear, flowing streams. Feeds on insects, especially the larvae of caddis and mayflies, and other small invertebrates taken from the bottom (Ref. 7248).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Skelton, P.H., 1993. A complete guide to the freshwater fishes of southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers. 388 p. (Ref. 7248)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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