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Synodontis velifer  Norman, 1935

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:

Aquarium Care: As for most of this genera which are problem free. Remarks: This species is similar to S. euperus but the dorsal extensions are somewhat different in shape and the body colour in S. eupterus is darker and the spots smaller. Not imported very often.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Mochokidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Sassandra and Bandama basins in Côte d'Ivoire; Volta basins. Reported from Pra, Ghana. Type locality: Ejura, Ashanti Forest, Gold Coast.

Size:

18cm. (7ins)

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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