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  • Bagrus ubangensis
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Scientific NameBagrus ubangensis  Boulenger, 1902
Common Name
Type LocalityUbangi River at Banzyville, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo], about 4°18'N, 21°11'E.
Synonym(s)Porcus ubangensis
PronunciationBAG russ
EtymologyThe generic name comes from the Mozarabic bagre, taken from the Greek pagros, meaning a fish (Dentex sp.).  
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Size 315mm or 12.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionAfrica: Congo River system.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusLeast Concern
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ReferencesAnnales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2)
Registered Keepers(1) Gulper.

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Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2011 Oct 05 12:16 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:28)