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Synodontis sorex  Günther, 1864

Image contributors to this species:

Hippocampus Bildarchiv (3) Danny Blundell (5) Frants Lehmann (1 Stamp)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

Very similar to S. serratus and may be the same species. Has a uniform grey/brown body with a small scattering of spots. Has a long head and two black stripes running along the lobes of the caudal fin. Aquarium Care: Would need a generously sized tank due to its attainable large size.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Mochokidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Chad, Niger, Nile, Volta basins and Bénoué River. Type locality: Khartoum, upper Nile.

Size:

30.5cm. (12¼ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73 -79°F)

p.H.

6.5 -7.2.

 

 

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