Cat-eLog Right Arrow Schilbeidae Right Arrow The genus Irvineia

Jump to next section Summary of Irvineia
Identification Characterized by a dorsal rayed fin with a spine and 6 rays, adipose fin present, pectoral fin with a spine, four pairs of barbels, pointed mouth laterally and wide dorsally.
Feeding Like many other African schilbeids of similar size probably has a carnivorous diet.
Size Smallest 178mm, largest 502mm, average 340mm, most commonly 502mm. All SL.
Species There are 2 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
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