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

Genus: Chiloglanis

(See list of species below)



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61 species
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Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

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

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis angolensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis anoterus
[Pennant-tailed suckermouth]

Photo by de Vos, L.

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

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Chiloglanis asymetricaudalis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

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

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Chiloglanis batesii
[]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis benuensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.8 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis bifurcus
[Incomati suckermouth]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Chiloglanis brevibarbis
[Short barbelled suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis camarabounyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis cameronensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.1 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis carnosus
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

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

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis congicus
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Chiloglanis deckenii
[Pangani suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis devosi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis dialloi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis disneyi
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

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

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis elisabethianus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis emarginatus
[Phongolo suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis fasciatus
[Okavango suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.4 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis harbinger
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis igamba
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kabaensis
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

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

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis kalambo
[Kalambo suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kazumbei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.0 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kerioensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis kolente
[]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis lamottei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis loffabrevum
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis longibarbis
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

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

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis lufirae
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

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

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Chiloglanis lukugae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis macropterus
[]

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

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

Photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens
 
Chiloglanis marlieri
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

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

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chiloglanis mbozi
[Mbozi suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis micropogon
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis microps
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis modjensis
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

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

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Chiloglanis neumanni
[Neumann's suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis niger
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis niloticus
[]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis normani
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis nzerekore
[]

Photo by Palmer, R.

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

Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Chiloglanis occidentalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis orthodontus
[]

Photo by Palmer, R.

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

Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Chiloglanis paratus
[Sawfin suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.1 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis pezoldi
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Chiloglanis pojeri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL

 
Chiloglanis polyodon
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

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

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Chiloglanis polypogon
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis pretoriae
[Shortspine suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis productus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.2 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis reticulatus
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

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

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chiloglanis rukwaensis
[Lake Rukwa suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.3 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis ruziziensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 4.3 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis sanagaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 3.9 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis sardinhai
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

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

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Chiloglanis somereni
[Someren's suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis swierstrai
[Lowveld suckermouth]

Photo by Seegers, L.

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

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Chiloglanis trilobatus
[Three-lobed suckermouth]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Chiloglanis tweddlei
[]

Photo by MNHN

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

Photo by MNHN
 
Chiloglanis voltae
[]
No picture found
Africa
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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