Austroglanis sclateri (Boulenger, 1901) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Anatomy : Petrick, 1975 | Skelton, 1981 | Skelton, Risch & De Vos, 1984 .
  • Aquariology : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Colour pattern : Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993 | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Common names : Klipbaber (Afrikaans), Rock catfish (English), Buurimonni (Finnish) .
  • Current distribution known : in the Orange-Vaal system, it is found in the upper reaches in Lesotho and Namibia to the lower Orange. It has been translocated through inter-basin transfer schemes to the Great Fish River System and the Olifants catchment of the Limpopo River System .
  • Food habits : feeds on invertebrates, especially insects, taken from rock surfaces; larger specimens also take small fish .
  • Food habits_references : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Habitat : occurs in rocky habitats in flowing water, favoring rapids .
  • Habitat_references : Naesje et al., 2007 | Niehaus et al., 1997 | Seegers, 2008 .
  • Morphology : Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993 | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Osteology : Skelton, 1981 .
  • Size : 300 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Gephyroglanis sclateri Boulenger, 1901 k: 228, pl. 13. Type locality: "Vaal River". Syntypes (2) SAM n° 4708 and BMNH n° 1901.2.11: 23.