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Gogo brevibarbis

(Gogo brevibarbis)

Description

Gogo brevibarbis is a species of catfish in the family Anchariidae. It is commonly referred to as the vaona though this name also refers to Ancharius fuscus. It is endemic to Madagascar where it is only known from the holotype, which is apparently from the Mananjary River basin. Its natural habitat is rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. It grows to a length of 25 cm.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Siluriformes
Family:Anchariidae
Genus:Gogo
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