|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Clariallabes platyprosopos Jubb, 1965|
|Common Names||Broadhead Catfish
Breekopbaber (South African)
|Type Locality||15 mi. above Victoria Falls, between the Katambora rapids and the Victoria Falls, Upper Zambezi R.|
|Size||283mm or 11.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||D 73-82, A 56-63. Characterized by the broad, depressed head with bulging cheeks. Barbels long, reaching beyond the head. Mottled brown or black.|
|General Remarks||Zimbabwe angling record .128 kg.|
|Distribution||Africa: upper Zambezi River and Okavango system.
African Waters, Zambesi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Okavango (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Other Parameters||Occurs in rocky rapids of large rivers. Known to feed on fish.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 13) v. 7 (no. 79)  393 Fig. 1 Skelton, P. (2001) A Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Southern Africa. Struik|
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|Last Update||2013 Jul 19 18:15 (species record created: 2005 Nov 25 00:00)|