|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Gogo brevibarbis (Boulenger, 1911)|
|Type Locality||Ambohimanga, Fianarantsao Province, Madagascar, 20°52'S, 47°36'E.|
|Synonym(s)||Ancharius brevibarbis, Arius brevibarbis|
|Pronunciation||brev EE bar buss|
|Etymology||The specific epithet comes from the Latin brevis, meaning short and barba, meaning beard; in reference to its short barbels.|
|Size||200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Maxillary barbel not reaching beyond pectoral-fin base; pectroal fin not reaching to base of pelvic fin.|
|Distribution||Africa: rivers of the eastern coast of Madagascar.
African Waters, Madagascar waters, Eastern Madagascar Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Feeding||Due to its rarity, husbandry information is unknown.|
|Furniture||Inhabits fairly swift-flowing streams with rocky bottoms.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2, pp 380, Fig. 294.|
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|Last Update||2019 Sep 29 02:49 (species record created: 2003 Oct 08 00:00)|