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Scientific Name Bagrus ubangensis  Boulenger, 1902
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Type Locality Ubangi River at Banzyville, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo], about 4°18'N, 21°11'E.
Synonym(s) Porcus ubangensis
Pronunciation BAG russ
Etymology The 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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Distribution Africa: Congo River system.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2), pp 38, Pl. 11 (fig. 1).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:33 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:28)