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Scientific Name Pardiglanis tarabinii  Poll, Lanza & Romoli Sassi, 1972
Common Name Somalian Giant Catfish
Type Locality Juba River, Gelib, southern Somalia.
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Size 750mm or 29.5" 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 Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Monitore Zoologico Italiano Suppl. 4 (no. 15), pp 338, Figs. 1-7.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 20 01:48 (species record created: 2004 Dec 03 00:00)