Metadata

Chiloglanis undescribed species "Kinsuka"

[Stiassny and Alter]

Chiloglanis undescribed species "Kinsuka"
Dorsal view. Photo by Melanie Stiassny and used with permisson
ORDERSUB-ORDERFAMILY
SiluriformesSiluroideiMochokidae

Synonyms

None.

Country

Lower Congo River: freshwater

Types

This species has not yet been described and there are no types.

Distribution

Lower Congo River: Kinsuka rapids and Kisangani rapids.

Conservation Status

[NE]

Museum Holdings

None known. Probably Smithsonian Institution.

Internet Resources

Internet Resources

Africhthy.org

Main page for the Congo Project

Elizabeth Alter's work on Congo fishes

New York Times article with good photographs

Convergent evolution in the Congo rapids

A fish with the bends

Melanie Stiassny video presentation on the Congo River fishes

Key References

None.

Ventral view. Photo by Melanie Stiassny and used with permisson