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Armoured Catfish
Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Siluriformes - catfish »  family Claroteidae »  genus Auchenoglanis

Scientific synonyms

Pimelodus occidentalis Valenciennes, 1840
Auchenoglannis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Auchenoglanis occidentalis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Auchenoglanis biscutatus occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Auchenaspis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)
Auchenoglanis acuticeps Pappenheim, 1914
Auchenaspis biscutata (non Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1809)
Oxyglanis sacchii Vinciguerra, 1898
Auchenoglanis sacchii (Vinciguerra, 1898)
Auchenoglanis scutatus Schmitz, 1912

Other names

= Bubu
= Giraffe catfish
= Senegalese Auchenoglanis

Least Concern LC

Images

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Author: Jan Richtr

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Author: Jan Richtr

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Auchenoglanis tanganicanus

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Auchenoglanis occidentalis - Armoured Catfish

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2438]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/2681]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [181755]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Ferraris C. J. (2007): Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types, Zootaxa 1418, 628 pp [as Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 13 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2004): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 4. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – trnobřiší (Characiformes), nahohřbetí (Gymnotiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 171 pp. [as Auchenoglanis occidentalis (Valenciennes, 1840)]
Data retrieved on: 18 June 2013

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