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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. 

 
SYNONYMS
 
A
Amarginops punctatus
Anaspidoglanis macrostoma
Arius acutivelis
Auchenaspis biscutata
Auchenaspis biscutatus
Auchenaspis biscutatus
Auchenaspis occidentalis
Auchenoglanis acuticeps
Auchenoglanis balayi
Auchenoglanis balayi gravoti
Auchenoglanis biscutatus
Auchenoglanis biscutatus occidentalis
Auchenoglanis fasciatus
Auchenoglanis guttatus
Auchenoglanis macrostoma
Auchenoglanis monkei
Auchenoglanis ngamensis
Auchenoglanis occidentalis occidentalis
Auchenoglanis occidentalis tanganyikanus
Auchenoglanis occidentalis tchadiensis
Auchenoglanis occidentalis var. tanganicanus
Auchenoglanis pulcher
Auchenoglanis punctatus
Auchenoglanis scutatus
Auchenoglanis tchadensis
Auchenoglanis vittatus
Auchenoglanis wittei
 
B
Bagrus auratus
Bagrus capito
Bagrus laticeps
Bagrus nigrita
 
C
Chrysobagrus brevibarbis
Chrysichthys acutirostris
Chrysichthys auratus auratus
Chrysichthys auratus longifilis
Chrysichthys auratus tilhoi
Chrysichthys börressoni
Chrysichthys büttkoferi
Chrysichthys camaronensis
Chrysichthys coriscanus
Chrysichthys cranchii
Chrysichthys cyclurus
Chrysichthys filamentosus
Chrysichthys grandis
Chrysichthys lagoensis
Chrysichthys longifelis
Chrysichthys longifilis
Chrysichthys longipinnis
Chrysichthys macropogon
Chrysichthys macrops
Chrysichthys macrops
Chrysichthys magnus
Chrysichthys myriodon
Chrysichthy nigrita
Chrysichthys ogowensis
Chrysichthys persimilis
Chrysichthys pictus
Chrysichthy pitmani
Chrysichthys sianenna
Chysichthys auratus
Clarotes heuglinii
Clarotes macrocephalus
 
G
Gephyroglanis gigas
Gephyroglanis longipinnis
Gephyroglanis tilhoi
 
L
Lophiobagrus lestradei
 
M
Melanodactylus nigrodigitatus
 
O
Octonematichthys nigrita
Oxyglanis sacchii
 
P
Parauchenoglanis ansorgei
Parauchenoglanis ansorgii
Parauchenoglanis fasciatus
Parauchenoglanis guttatus
Parauchenoglanis loennbergi
Parauchenoglanis lönnbergi
Parauchenoglanis macrostoma
Phyllonemus typus
Pimelodus auratus
Pimelodus balayi
Pimelodus biscutatus
Pimelodus cranchii
Pimelodus guttatus
Pimelodus laticeps
Pimelodus nigrodigitatus
Pimelodus occidentalis
Porcus auratus
 
 
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