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  • Mochokus niloticus
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Scientific Name Mochokus niloticus  Joannis, 1835
Common Name
Type Locality Nile River near Thebes, Egypt. No type known.
Synonym(s) Rhinoglanis typus, Rhinoglanis vannutellii
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Nile and Niger basins. Reported from Chad basin
African Waters, Nile (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Nigeria Waters, Niger (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Chad (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
pH 6.8 - 7.5
Temperature 18.0-28.0°C or 64.4-82.4°F (Show species within this range)
Other Parameters dH°15.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Magasin de Zoologie 1835 (5 anneé), pp no page number, Pl. 8.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 30 11:59 (species record created: 2004 Apr 04 00:00)