Synodontis katangae

The Synodontis katangae lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

tail, confirm with Martin that we had a Synodontis katangae in our midst and that this was the first katangae, as far as we know, available to aquarists in the Ryedale area for at least 30 years - if ever. More

Synodontis katangae is found in the Congo River basin with the largest population occurring in the Luombwa River system of Angola. The largest known specimen had a body length of 240mm. The pectoral fin bones of katangae are said to resemble thick boomerangs. More

Synodontis katangae(3) Close-up of head - Click to enlarge - Close-up of head Scroll down to next sectionCat-eLog Data Sheet Scientific Name Synodontis katangae Poll, 1971 - add this species to your "My More

From left to right: (top) Synodontis katangae, Chiloglanis occidentalis, Atopochilus dybowskii, Microsynodontis emarginata; (middle) Chiloglanis kalambo, Euchilichthys royauxi, Acanthocleithron chapini, Mochokus niloticus; (bottom) Synodontis flavitaeniata, Mochokiella paynei, Synodontis ornatissima, Chiloglanis macropterus © Thomas R. More

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Common names

Bongwe in Bemba
Kaunoripsimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Nsengemabwe in Bemba
Prachtfiederbartwels in German (Deutsch)
凯氏歧须鮠 in Mandarin Chinese
凱氏歧鬚鮠 in Mandarin Chinese
飾翅歧鬚鮠 in Mandarin Chinese
饰翅歧须鮠 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Mochokidae
Genus : Synodontis
Species : Synodontis katangae
Authority : Poll, 1971