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Scientific Name Ancharius griseus  Ng & Sparks, 2005
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Type Locality Ihazofotsy River near Isalo, about 2-hour hike from Sakalama Village, 22°58'56''S, 47°22'07''E, Toliara Province, Madagascar.
Pronunciation an CHAR ee uss - griz ay uss
Etymology From the Greek prefix anchi-, meaning near, and arius, a genus of marine catfishes, after its similarity to Arius
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Size 244mm or 9.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Madagascar.
African Waters, Madagascar waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2016.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 16 (no. 4), pp 308, Fig. 5.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 19 02:02 (species record created: 2005 Nov 15 00:00)