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Scientific Name Pardiglanis tarabinii  Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi, 1972
Common Name Somalian Giant Catfish
Type Locality Juba R., Gelib, s. Somalia.
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Size 638mm or 25.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: restricted to the Juba River, Somalia and Lower Tana River in Kenya.
African Waters, Jubba (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Tana, Lower Tana (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Monit. Zool. Ital. N. S.Suppl. 4 (no. 15) - pp338 - Figs. 1-7
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Last Update 2006 Aug 01 07:44 (species record created: 2004 Dec 03 00:00)