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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Mochokidae Squeakers or upside-down catfishes

Genus: Chiloglanis

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Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL
Chiloglanis angolensis Poll, 1967

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis angolensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis anoterus
[Pennant-tailed suckermouth]



Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL
Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis De Vos, 1993

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL
Chiloglanis batesii Boulenger, 1904

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Chiloglanis batesii
[]



Africa
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL
Chiloglanis benuensis Daget & Stauch, 1963

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis benuensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis bifurcus
[Incomati suckermouth]



Africa
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL
Chiloglanis brevibarbis Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chiloglanis brevibarbis
[Short barbelled suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis camarabounyi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis cameronensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis carnosus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7.5 cm TL
Chiloglanis congicus Boulenger, 1920

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis congicus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Chiloglanis deckenii Peters, 1868

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chiloglanis deckenii
[Pangani suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis devosi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis dialloi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis disneyi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Chiloglanis elisabethianus Boulenger, 1915

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis elisabethianus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis emarginatus
[Phongolo suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis fasciatus
[Okavango suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis harbinger
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis igamba
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kabaensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm TL
Chiloglanis kalambo Seegers, 1996

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis kalambo
[Kalambo suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kazumbei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kerioensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kolente
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL
Chiloglanis lamottei Daget, 1948

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis lamottei
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis loffabrevum
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis longibarbis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Chiloglanis lufirae Poll, 1976

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis lufirae
[]



Africa
Max. Length 9 cm SL
Chiloglanis lukugae Poll, 1944

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Chiloglanis lukugae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 9.8 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis macropterus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL
Chiloglanis marlieri Poll, 1952

Photo by Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis marlieri
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm TL
Chiloglanis mbozi Seegers, 1996

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chiloglanis mbozi
[Mbozi suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis micropogon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis microps
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis modjensis
[]



Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL
Chiloglanis neumanni Boulenger, 1911

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Chiloglanis neumanni
[Neumann's suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis niger
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis niloticus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL
Chiloglanis normani Pellegrin, 1933

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis normani
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis nzerekore
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL
Chiloglanis occidentalis Pellegrin, 1933

Photo by Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Chiloglanis occidentalis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis orthodontus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 8.5 cm SL
Chiloglanis paratus Crass, 1960

Photo by Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Chiloglanis paratus
[Sawfin suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis pezoldi
[]



Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL
Chiloglanis pojeri Poll, 1944

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Chiloglanis pojeri
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis polyodon
[]



Africa
Max. Length 5.5 cm SL
Chiloglanis polypogon Roberts, 1989

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chiloglanis polypogon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis pretoriae
[Shortspine suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis productus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis reticulatus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 4.8 cm TL
Chiloglanis rukwaensis Seegers, 1996

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chiloglanis rukwaensis
[Lake Rukwa suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis ruziziensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis sanagaensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis sardinhai
[]



Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Chiloglanis somereni Whitehead, 1958

Photo by Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chiloglanis somereni
[Someren's suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis swierstrai
[Lowveld suckermouth]



Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Chiloglanis trilobatus Seegers, 1996

Photo by Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chiloglanis trilobatus
[Three-lobed suckermouth]
No picture found

Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis tweddlei
[]



Africa
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Chiloglanis voltae Daget & Stauch, 1963

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis voltae
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.8 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis waterloti
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chiloglanis angolensis Africa 5.6 SL 1967
Chiloglanis anoterus Pennant-tailed suckermouth Africa 9 SL 1960
Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis Africa 7.6 SL 1993
Chiloglanis batesii Africa 4 SL 1904
Chiloglanis benuensis Africa 3.8 SL 1963
Chiloglanis bifurcus Incomati suckermouth Africa 6.8 SL 1969
Chiloglanis brevibarbis Short barbelled suckermouth Africa 6.1 TL 1902
Chiloglanis camarabounyi Africa 4.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis cameronensis Africa 4.5 SL 1904
Chiloglanis carnosus Africa 6.1 TL 1976
Chiloglanis congicus Africa 7.5 TL 1920
Chiloglanis deckenii Pangani suckermouth Africa 7 SL 1868
Chiloglanis devosi Africa 4.9 SL 2015
Chiloglanis dialloi Africa 5.2 SL 2017
Chiloglanis disneyi Africa 3.5 SL 1974
Chiloglanis elisabethianus Africa 5.2 TL 1915
Chiloglanis emarginatus Phongolo suckermouth Africa 6.5 SL 1969
Chiloglanis fasciatus Okavango suckermouth Africa 6.4 TL 1936
Chiloglanis harbinger Africa 4.4 SL 1989
Chiloglanis igamba Africa 6.5 SL 2011
Chiloglanis kabaensis Africa 4.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis kalambo Kalambo suckermouth Africa 4.4 TL 1996
Chiloglanis kazumbei Africa 5.4 SL 2011
Chiloglanis kerioensis Africa 4.0 SL 2015
Chiloglanis kolente Africa 2.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis lamottei Africa 4.9 SL 1948
Chiloglanis loffabrevum Africa 3.8 SL 2017
Chiloglanis longibarbis Africa 4.1 SL 2017
Chiloglanis lufirae Africa 10 SL 1976
Chiloglanis lukugae Africa 9 SL 1944
Chiloglanis macropterus Africa 9.8 TL 1975
Chiloglanis marlieri Africa 5.6 TL 1952
Chiloglanis mbozi Mbozi suckermouth Africa 5.7 TL 1996
Chiloglanis micropogon Africa 4.9 TL 1952
Chiloglanis microps Africa 5.6 SL 1965
Chiloglanis modjensis Africa 4 SL 1904
Chiloglanis neumanni Neumann's suckermouth Africa 6.5 SL 1911
Chiloglanis niger Africa 3.5 SL 1989
Chiloglanis niloticus Africa 4.5 SL 1900
Chiloglanis normani Africa 4.6 SL 1933
Chiloglanis nzerekore Africa 4.5 SL 2017
Chiloglanis occidentalis Africa 5.7 SL 1933
Chiloglanis orthodontus Africa 2.9 SL 2011
Chiloglanis paratus Sawfin suckermouth Africa 8.5 SL 1960
Chiloglanis pezoldi Africa 5.1 SL 2017
Chiloglanis pojeri Africa 7 TL 1944
Chiloglanis polyodon Africa 5.2 TL 1932
Chiloglanis polypogon Africa 5.5 SL 1989
Chiloglanis pretoriae Shortspine suckermouth Africa 6.5 SL 1931
Chiloglanis productus Africa 4.9 SL 2006
Chiloglanis reticulatus Africa 4.2 SL 1989
Chiloglanis rukwaensis Lake Rukwa suckermouth Africa 4.8 TL 1996
Chiloglanis ruziziensis Africa 6.3 SL 1993
Chiloglanis sanagaensis Africa 4.3 SL 1989
Chiloglanis sardinhai Africa 3.9 SL 1961
Chiloglanis somereni Someren's suckermouth Africa 10 SL 1958
Chiloglanis swierstrai Lowveld suckermouth Africa 7 SL 1931
Chiloglanis trilobatus Three-lobed suckermouth Africa 5.2 TL 1996
Chiloglanis tweddlei Africa 5.6 SL 2017
Chiloglanis voltae Africa 2.7 SL 1963
Chiloglanis waterloti Africa 4.8 SL 1954



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