Clarias angolensis Steindachner, 1866 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Hanssens, 2009 | Teugels, 1986b | Teugels et al., 2007 .
  • Common names : Angolian walking catfish (English), Angolanankeriasmonni / Angolankonnamonni (Finnish), Angolawels (German) .
  • Current distribution known : lower and middle Congo River basin including Ubangi and Kasai drainages. Also reported from the Maiko-Loboya (lower Lualaba). Also present in the lower Ogowe in Gabon, the Kouilou and Chiloango in Republic of Congo and the Cuanza and Chiloango in Angola .
  • Food habits : feeds on a variety of food like algae, plants, Hydracarina, larvae of Ephemeroptera, Chironomidae, Ceratopogonidae, remains of insects and fish remains .
  • Food habits_references : Matthes, 1964 b | Teugels, 1986b .
  • Habitat : inhabits rivers, lakes and swamps .
  • Habits_references : Matthes, 1964 b .
  • Morphology / anatomy : Hanssens, 2009 | Seegers, 2008 | Teugels, 1986b | Teugels et al., 2007 .
  • Reproduction_references : Matthes, 1964 b .
  • Size : 350 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Clarias angolensis Steindachner, 1866 a: 766. Type locality: "Angola". Holotype NMW n° 46.891.
    • Clarias brevinuchalis Lönnberg & Rendahl, 1922: 123, fig. Type locality: "Upper Congo". Holotype NRMS, probably lost.
    • Clarias confluentus Nichols & LaMonte, 1933 b: 3, fig. Type locality: "Luluabourg, Kasaï Province, Rep. of Congo, Africa". Holotype AMNH n° 12.340.
    • Clarias curtus Matthes, 1964 b (part.): 102, fig Type locality: "Rivière Kululu (mare), Zaïre". Holotype MRAC n° 138.667; paratypes n° 138.680-691 (12) [Rivière Lilanda (Yangambi)].
  • Use and trade : harvested for human consumption, and the aquarium trade .
  • Zoological_nomenclature : Seegers, 2008 .