Gymnallabes nops

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Gymnallabes nops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Clariidae
Genus: Gymnallabes
Species: G. nops
Binomial name
Gymnallabes nops
T. R. Roberts & D. J. Stewart, 1976

Gymnallabes nops, popularly known as the blind eel catfish, is a species of airbreathing catfish found in the lower Congo River basin in the countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of the Congo. It is blind, non-pigmented and grows to a length of 5.7 cm (2.2 in) SL.[1][2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Gymnallabes nops" in FishBase. May 2014 version.
  2. ^ PlanetCatfish: Gymnallabes nops. Retrieved 28 May 2014.