Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840) Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Anatomy : De Vos, 1979: 20 .
  • Aquaculture_farming : Bardach, Ryther & McLarney, 1972 | Micha, 1973 | Planquette, 1976 .
  • Aquariology : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Colour pattern : Risch, 1992a | Risch, 2003b | Seegers, 1996 | Seegers, 2008 .
  • Common names : Buro (Hausa: Nigeria), Dunkuruub / Kunkuma (Hausa: Nigeria), Opai / Puasiya (Ijo: Nigeria), Korokoto (Jula: Burkina Faso), Koi (Kanuri: Nigeria), Foka / Ilolondi / Liloku / Lilondi (Kele: Congo Democratic Republic), Gbada / Konkoie / Kuthunthun (Krio: Sierra Leone), Gbada (Limba, west-central: Sierra Leone), Foka (Lombo: Congo Democratic Republic) | Konkoie (Mende: Sierra Leone), Kuildeogo (Mooré: Burkina Faso), Egu buru (Nupe: Nigeria), Foa (So: Congo Democratic Republic), Kafieke / Karungwe / Kavungwa / Kavungwe / Ngogo / Poloko (Swahili: Tanzania), Kuthunthun (Themne: Sierra Leone), Lokorikibon (Turkana: Kenya), Ngourlo (Wolof: Senegal), Kankan (Yoruba: Nigeria), Ongo (Zande: Sudan) | Kpo / Kpolo (Adangme: Ghana), Homar el hut / Humar el hut / Zammar (Arabic), Korokoto (Bambara: Cote d'Ivoire), Broto / Kogodjué / Téaboué (Baoulé: Cote d'Ivoire), Mbowa (Bemba: Zambia), Girafmalle (Danish), Tikir (El Molo: Kenya), Armoured catfish / Bubu / Catfish / Giraffe catfish (English), Kpolo (Ewe: Ghana), Täpläkissamonni (Finnish), Kpor (Ga: Ghana), Augenfleckwels / Giraffenwels / Langstirnwels (German), Kali (Guro: Cote d'Ivoire) .
  • Current distribution known : present in most rivers of West Africa, Lake Chad, the entire Congo River system, the Nile, East African lakes, and the rivers Omo and Giuba .
  • Food habits : omnivore and feeds on insect larvae, worms, crustacea, molluscs other invertebrates, but also on plankton, seeds, plants and detritus .
  • Food habits_references : Blache et al., 1964 | Hulot, 1950 b | Pekkola, 1919 | Sandon & Amin al Tayib, 1953 .
  • Habitat : inhabits lakes and large rivers, but has never been observed in large quantities in forested areas. Occurs in shallow water with muddy bottom .
  • Morphology : Risch, 1992a | Risch, 2003b | Seegers, 1996 | Seegers, 2008 .
  • Parasites : Cunnington, 1913 | Cunnington, 1920 | Fryer, 1965a | Fuhrmann & Baer, 1925 | Khalil & Thurston, 1973 | Paperna, 1969a | Paperna, 1971 | Paperna, 1982 | Paperna, 1996 | Prah, 1969 | Ukoli, 1969 | Vassiliades & Troncy, 1974 .
  • Reproduction : oviparous. The breeding season extends from May to October, and nested eggs are guarded and brooded by the male parent .
  • Reproduction_references : Breder & Rosen, 1966 | Ochi et al., 2001 | Seegers, 2008 .
  • Size : 700 mm SL, 40 kg .
  • Types :
    • Auchenoglanis acuticeps Pappenheim & Boulenger, 1914: 249, pl. 5, fig. 1. Type locality: "Albertsee". Syntypes (7) ZMHU n° 19.097 and 21.317.
    • Auchenoglanis occidentalis tchadiensis Pellegrin, 1909 b: 1344. Type locality: "Lac Tchad à Bol". Syntypes (7) MNHN n° 909-425, 426.
    • Auchenoglanis occidentalis var. tanganicanus Boulenger, 1906 k: 553, fig. 33. Type locality: "Kalambo, Ntombwe Bay and Middle of the Lake" (Lake Tanganyika). Syntypes (4) BMNH n° 1906.9.6: 39, 1906.9.8: 69.
    • Auchenoglanis wittei Giltay, 1930 a: 92, fig. 1-2. Type locality: "Stanleyville", Zaïre. Holotype MRAC n° 19.802; paratypes (2) MRAC n° 19.803 and ISNB n° 35.
    • Oxyglanis sacchii Vinciguerra, 1898: 250. Type locality: "fiume Omo a Murzu". Holotype MSNG n° 14.506.
    • Pimelodus occidentalis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840: 303. Type locality: "Senegal". Holotype MNHN n° A.8971.
  • Use and trade : marketable when caught, but is considered a third-class edible fish .