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Lophiobagrus brevispinis  Bailey & Stewart, 1984

Image contributors to this species:

Hippocampus Bildarchiv (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = Species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Found mostly amongst rocks and is of no value as a food fish in Lake Tanganyika. Endemic to the Lake. Has been bred in the Aquarium.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Claroteidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Lake Tanganyika

Size:

9.0cm. (3½ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73-79°F)

p.H.

7.5-8.0.

Reference:

Eccles, D.H. 1992 FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Field guide to the freshwater fishes of Tanzania. Prepared and published with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (project URT/87/016). FAO, Rome. 145 p.

 

 

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                                                                                             updated = September 14, 2017 © ScotCat 1997-2017