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  Claroteidae
Claroteidae

 

Claroteidae = ( CLAAR O Tee Iday

Was previously a sub-family of the Bagridae, this group of catfishes has now been elevated to its own family status. All from the African continent with the Giraffe or the African Big Eye Catfish being the more common species.

Sizes vary in this family from the larger Chrysichthys to the smaller Lophiobagrus genera of Lake Tanganika. 

 
SCIENTIFIC NAMES
 
A
Auchenoglanis acuticeps
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
Auchenoglanis occidentalis
Auchenoglanis senegali
Auchenoglanis tanganicanus
Auchenoglanis tchadiensis
Auchenoglanis wittei
 
B
Bathybagrus grandis
Bathybagrus sianenna
 
C
P
Parauchenoglanis balayi
Parauchenoglanis monkei
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis
Parauchenoglanis punctatus 
Pardiglanis tarabinii
Phyllonemus typus
 


 
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