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Synodontis guttatus  Günther, 1865

Image contributors to this species:

Boulenger 1911 (Line Drawing 1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus  

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

This species may be the same as S. gobroni. which would make S. gobroni a synonym of S. guttata. Would need a very large aquarium befitting a large river species. Would be better housed in a Public Aquarium. Remarks: Listed in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to its limited location.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Mochokidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Lower Niger basin. Type locality: Niger.

Size:

65cm. (26ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73-79°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.2.

Reference:

Awaïss, A. & Lalèyè, P. 2010. Synodontis guttatus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>.
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2011.FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org, version

 

 

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