Multidisciplinary research on African catfish (Clariidae)



freshwater, morphometrics, osteology, karyology, ontogeny, fish culture, fish farming, rivers, ponds, lakes, ichthyology, zoology, taxonomy, systematics, zoology, Culture , agri-, aqua-, sylvi-, etc., Genetics, Phylogeny and evolution, Systematics and taxonomy, Streams , running waters, Ponds and lakes , standing waters, Systematics, Inventorying and Classification, Africa, tropical Africa, Pisces, Clariidae, Clarias, Heterobranchus, catfish


Africa {Geographical scope}
Inland Waters {Habitat type}


Name Role Start End
Section Vertebrates unknown


Reference Role
CABUY, E., ADRIAENS, D., VERRAES, W. & TEUGELS, G.G., 1999. Comparative study on the cranial morphology of Gymnallabes typus (Siluriformes: Clariidae) and their less anguilliform relatives Clariallabes melas and Clarias gariepinus. Journal of Morphology, 240: 169-194. author
TEUGELS, G.G., 1996.Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of catfishes (Ostariophysi; Siluroidei) : an overview. In : The biology and culture of catfishes. M. LEGENDRE & J.P. PROTEAU (Eds). Aquatic Living Resources, 9, Suppl.: 9-34. author
NGUENGA, D., BREINE, J.J., TEUGELS, G.G. & OLLEVIER, F. 1996. Artificial propagation of the African catfish Heterobranchus longifilis (Siluroidei; Clariidae): description of a simple technique to avoid sacrifying male broodfish for the obtention of milt. Aquaculture, 143 : 215-217. author
AGNESE, J.F, TEUGELS,G.G., GALBUSERA, P. GUYOMARD & VOLCKAERT,F. 1997. Morphometric and genetic characterization of sympatric populations of Clarias gariepinus and C. anguillaris (Siluroidei; Clariidae) from Senegal. J. FishBiol. 50: 1143-1157. author
NGUENGA, D., TEUGELS, G.G., LEGENDRE, M. & OLLEVIER, F., 1997.First data on the experimental evaluation of predation on Heterobranchus longifilis larvae (Siluroidei; Clariidae) by toad tadpoles (Bufo regularis). Aquaculture Research, 28: 335-339. author
ROGNON, X., TEUGELS, G.G., GUYOMARD, R. GALBUSERA, P., ANDREAMANGA, M., VOLCKAERT, F. & AGNESE, J.F., 1998. Morphometric and allozyme variation in the African catfishes Clarias gariepinus and C. anguillaris. J. Fish biol., 53: 192-207. author
ANSEAUME, L. & TEUGELS, G.G., 1999.On the rehabilitation of the clariid catfish genus Bathyclarias endemic to the East African Rift Lake Malawi. Journ. Fish Biol., 55:405-419. author
AGNESE, J.F. & TEUGELS, G.G.2001.Monophyly of the genus Heterobranchus and paraphyly of the genus Clarias (Siluriformes, Clariidae). Copeia, in press. author
AGNESE, J.F. & TEUGELS, G.G.2001. The Bathyclarias catfish species flock in Lake Malawi descends from Clarias gariepinus. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie Française, in press. author

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