Notoglanidium macrostoma (Pellegrin, 1909)
Flatnose catfish
photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.

 Family:  Claroteidae (Claroteid catfishes), subfamily: Auchenoglanidinae
 Max. size:  24 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; pH range: 6.5 - 8; dH range: 4 - 25
 Distribution:  Africa: basins of Sanaga, Nyong and Ntem in Cameroon, Woleu, Ogowe and Komo in Gabon, Loeme in Republic of Congo and Chiloango in Angola (Ref. 81464). Also in the middle Congo River basin in the drainages of the Dja, Uele, Ruki, Lulonga (Ref. 27938), Lomami and Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245). Also reported from the Lualaba (Ref. 106245).
 Diagnosis:  Anal soft rays: 8-12; Vertebrae: 32-38
 Biology:  Nocturnal and crepuscular. Preys on insect larvae, crustaceans, and small fish (Ref. 6868).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 14.04.94
 Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 11.07.14
 Checked by: Boden, Gert - 17.03.08

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