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Scientific Name Chiloglanis normani  Pellegrin, 1933
Common Name
Type Locality Danané, Ivory Coast.
Pronunciation Kee low glan iss
Etymology Chiloglanis: From the Greek cheilos, meaning lip, and glanis, meaning catfish; in reference to the oral morphology. 
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Identification Second largest catfish genus next to Synodontis in Africa. characterized by jaws and lips modified into a sucker or oral disc used for adhering to and feeding upon objects in fast flowing waters. Generally fairly small at 100 mm SL or less. Often caudal shape can show sexual dimorphism and is usually species specific.
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Reference Archiv für Hydrobiologie v. 26, pp 113, Fig.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 08 12:55 (species record created: 2019 Apr 07 17:52)