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Chrysichthys laticeps Pellegrin, 1932

Image contributors to this species:

John P. Sullivan (1)

ScotCat Sources:

 Etymology = Genus Etymology = Species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search   All Catfish Species Inventory

Relevant Information:

Aquarium Care: One of the largest of the genus and thus far too large for the home aquarium.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Claroteidae

Distribution:

Africa: Congo River system. Type locality: Congo, près de Brazzaville.

Size:

126cm. (4ft 2½ins)

Temp:

24-28°C (75-83°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.5.

Reference:

Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2016.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, ( 06/2016 )
Risch, L.M., 1986. Bagridae. p. 2-35. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2.
Seegers, L., 2008. The catfishes of Africa: A handbook for identification and maintenance. Aqualog Verlag A.C.S. GmbH, Germany. 604 p.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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