Cat-eLog Right Arrow Bagridae Right Arrow Bagrus

Down arrow Cat-eLog Data Sheet
Scientific Name Bagrus caeruleus  Roberts & Stewart, 1976
Common Name
Type Locality Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°31.5'S, 13°37.5'E.
Pronunciation BAG russ
Etymology The generic name comes from the Mozarabic bagre, taken from the Greek pagros, meaning a fish (Dentex sp.). 
Down arrow Species Information
Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Down arrow Habitat Information
Distribution Africa: Only known from the type locality (near Inga hydroelectric dam and near Gombe or Ngombe about 20 km downstream from Kinshasa).
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

Log in to view data on a map.
IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
Down arrow Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down arrow Further Information
Reference Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6), pp 275.
Registered Keepers Keeping this species? Why not .
There is no registered keeper.
Wishlists Love this species? Click the heart to add it to your wish list.
There is no wish to keep this species.
Spotters Spotted this species somewhere? Click the binoculars!
There is no record of this fish being seen.
Forum BBCode
More on Bagrus caeruleus
Look up Look up Bagrus caeruleus on
Look up on Fishbase Look up Bagrus caeruleus on Fishbase
Look up on Encyclopedia of Life Look up Bagrus caeruleus on Encyclopedia of Life
Look up on Global Biodiversity Information Facility Look up Bagrus caeruleus on Global Biodiversity Information Facility
 QR code LFS label creator.
Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:32 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:27)