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Synodontis voltae  Roman, 1975

Image contributors to this species:

Frants Lehmann (1 Stamp)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search   All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

This attractive small species is as yet (2010) not been exported to the hobby. Colouration consists of a greyish body with a white caudal with a grey stripe to each lobe. The dorsal is dark anteriorly with white posteriorly. Synodontis volta is only known from the type locality.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Mochokidae blycipitidae

Distribution:

Africa: Upper Volta River basin. Type locality: dans la Bougouriba, affluent de la Volta Noire.

Size:

12cm. (4¾ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73 -77°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.
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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