Laboratory experiments on the effect of light and cover on the behavior and growth of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Pisces: Clariidae
gariepinus (Burchell 1822) belongs with the ray-finned (Class Actinopterygii) and air-breathing (Family Clariidae
) catfishes (Order Siluriformes).
Kerdchuen N, Legendre M (1994) Larval rearing of an African catfish, Heterobranchus longifi lis (Teleostei, Clariidae
): a comparison between natural and artificial diet.
Four species belonging to three families were identified (Table 1): Clarias gariepinus (Clariidae
), Oreochromis niloticus and Tilapia cameronensis (Cichlidae), and Parachanna obscura (Channidae).
Elsheikh (2013) studied in detail the surface structures of the gill arches and gill rakers of three species, Oreochromis niloticus (Cichliformes: Cichlidae) and Chrysichthys auratus and Clarias gariepinus (Siluriformes: Claroteidae and Clariidae
, respectively) from the Nile River in Egypt, finding that these structures are correlated with the food and feeding habits of the fishes.
Growth and morphological development of laboratory-reared larval and juvenile bighead catfish Clarias macrocephalus (Siluriformes: Clariidae
The addition of non-native species occurred in the following Orders: Siluriformes (2), Perciformes (2) and Characiformes (1), respectively in the families Callichthyidae (1) and Clariidae
(1), Cichlidae (2) and Characidae (1) (Figure 2).
Effect of varying latency period on the quantity and quality of ova after HCG induced ovulation in the African catfish, Heterobranchus longifilis (Teleostei, Clariidae
A new genus and species of Proteocephalidean (Cestoda) from Clarias catfishes (Siluriformes: Clariidae
) in Africa.
An earthly sangiang in the shape of an elongated catfish with gills (family Clariidae
, genus Ciarias).
A first insight into the barcodes for African diplostomids (Digenea: Diplostomidae): Brain parasites in Clarias gariepinus (Siluriformes: Clariidae
For anurans, A = adult (postmetamorphic) and L = larval life stage Jewelfish absent Family Species Mean SE N Callichthyidae Hoplosternum littorale 0.34 0.12 11 Clariidae
Clarias batrachus 0.17 -- 1 Fundulidae Fundulus spp.