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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.

Evert Van Ammelrooy @ Semper Tanganyika
Auchenoglanis tanganicanus
Hippocampus Bildarchiv
Bathybagrus sianenna
Chrysichthys brachynema 
Chrysichthys brevibarbis
Chrysichthys furcatus
Chrysichthys longipinnis
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus
Chrysichthys ornatus
Clarotes laticeps, Clarotes laticeps, Clarotes laticeps
Lophiobagrus brevispinis
Lophiobagrus cyclurus, Lophiobagrus cyclurus, Lophiobagrus cyclurus
Notoglanidium macrostoma, Notoglanidium macrostoma, Notoglanidium macrostoma 
Parauchenoglanis balayi, Parauchenoglanis balayi
Parauchenoglanis monkei, Parauchenoglanis monkei, Parauchenoglanis monkei, Parauchenoglanis monkei
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis, Parauchenoglanis ngamensis, Parauchenoglanis ngamensis
Parauchenoglanis punctatus, Parauchenoglanis punctatus  
Phyllonemus typus
Andrew Deacon
Parauchenoglanis ngamensis
Cyrille Le Déaut
Pardiglanis tarabinii, Pardiglanis tarabinii  
Eccles, D.H. 1992 FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Field guide to the freshwater fishes of Tanzania
Bathybagrus grandis, Bathybagrus grandis
Yann Fulliquet
Phyllonemus typus, Phyllonemus typus, Phyllonemus typus
Riny Gieltjes
Phyllonemus typus, Phyllonemus typus  
Allan James @ ScotCat
Auchenoglanis acuticeps, Auchenoglanis acuticeps, Auchenoglanis acuticeps
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus
Chrysichthys ornatus
Lophiobagrus cyclurus
Phyllonemus typus
Parauchenoglanis punctatus, Parauchenoglanis punctatus  
Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library   
Auchenoglanis acuticeps, Auchenoglanis acuticeps
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
Auchenoglanis occidentalis, Auchenoglanis occidentalis
Auchenoglanis tchadiensis, Auchenoglanis tchadiensis, Auchenoglanis tchadiensis
Chrysichthys auratus, Chrysichthys auratus
Chrysichthys brachynema 
Clarotes laticeps
Notoglanidium macrostoma, Notoglanidium macrostoma
Parauchenoglanis balayi
Parauchenoglanis monkei
Parauchenoglanis punctatus, Parauchenoglanis punctatus
Birger Kamprath
Auchenoglanis senegali, Auchenoglanis senegali
Jeffrey Lawton
Chrysichthys polli, Chrysichthys polli, Chrysichthys polli, Chrysichthys polli, Chrysichthys polli, Chrysichthys polli

Frants Lehmann (Stamps)
Auchenoglanis occidentalis
Pardiglanis tarabinii
Serge Mevellec
Chrysichthys punctatus, Chrysichthys punctatus
Notoglanidium macrostoma
Parauchenoglanis balayi
Chris [email protected] Ralphster Photo Gallery
Chrysichthys ornatus, Chrysichthys ornatus, Chrysichthys ornatus
Dave Schumacher @ Dave's Rare Aquarium Fish
Phyllonemus typus
Brian Sidauskas @ Oregone State University
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus
Parauchenoglanis punctatus
John P. Sullivan @ Cornell University Museum of Vertebrates
Chrysichthys brevibarbis, Chrysichthys brevibarbis, Chrysichthys brevibarbis, Chrysichthys brevibarbis
Chrysichthys laticeps
Russell Brian Tate
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus
Jerome Franz Traub 
Auchenoglanis wittei
Reinhold Wawrzynski @ Catfish-and-More
Auchenoglanis occidentalis
Lophiobagrus cyclurus
World Records Freshwater Fishing
Bathybagrus grandis
Chrysichthys cranchii
Martijn van der Windt
Chrysichthys ornatus, Chrysichthys ornatus

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