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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 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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Reference Monitore Zoologico Italiano Suppl. 4 (no. 15), pp 338, Figs. 1-7.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 06 07:44 (species record created: 2004 Dec 03 00:00)