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Synodontis punctifer  Daget, 1965
 

Image contributors to this species:

Karsten Mody (2) Frants Lehmann (1 Stamp)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

These two images were specimens photographed by the image contributor, Karsten Mody, in  the Comoé National Park, Comoé River, Côte d'Ivoire. Similar to S. bastiani from the same locations. The humeral process is triangular and pointed at the tip and the caudal fin is long and deeply forked. Colour: Light yellow/brown with small dark spots. There is a dark spot above the humeral process. Aquarium Care: Maintenance would be as per other members of this family. Diet: A varied diet as per Synodontis species.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Mochokidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Nzo River in Sassandra basin and Bandama River, Côte d'Ivoire. Type locality: le Nzo à Guiglo, Côte d’Ivoire.

Size:

19cm. (7½ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73 -79°F)

p.H.

6.5 -7.2.

Reference:

Seegers, L. 2008 The catfishes of Africa. A handbook for identification and maintenance. Aqualog Verlag A.C.S. GmbH, Germany. 604 p.

 

 

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