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Austroglanis gilli  (Barnard, 1943)

Clanwilliam catfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Austroglanididae (Austroglanids)
Etymology: Austroglanis: Composed from Austro = the south + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical, preferred ?; 31°S - 33°S

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Africa: Clanwilliam-Olifants River system, South Africa.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7248)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs among rocks and cobbles and under banks in clear, flowing streams. Feeds on insects, especially the larvae of caddis and mayflies, and other small invertebrates taken from the bottom (Ref. 7248).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Skelton, P.H., 1993. A complete guide to the freshwater fishes of southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers. 388 p. (Ref. 7248)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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