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Synodontis ouemeensis Musschoot & Lalèyè, 2008

Image contributors to this species:

Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

This species has been separated from S. schall of which it defers mainly by the width of the pemaxillary toothplate and can be distinguished one from the other by differences in orbit diameter. Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None 

Family:

Mochokidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Ogun (Nigeria), Oueme (Benin) and Mono (Togo) basins.

Size:

15.5cm. (6¼ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73-79°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.0.

Reference:

Musschoot, T. and P. Lalèyè, 2008. Designation of a neotype for Synodontis schall (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) and description of two new species of Synodontis (Siluriformes: Mochokidae). J. Nat. Hist. 42(17-18):1303-1331.

 

 

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                                                                                           updated = October 8, 2017 © ScotCat 1997-2017