10d. Catfishes from Africa (32)

  • Phyllonemus typus

    Phyllonemus typus

    6. July 2007

    The Spatula-barbeled Catfish, endemic for Lake Tanganyika, has a very special way of reproduction for catfish: they are biparental mouthbreeder. This small catfish is the only representative of its genus and can be easily distinguished by the long barbels on both sides of the upper jaw, which are ending into a spatula form. The total […]