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Scientific Name Bagrus degeni  Boulenger, 1906
Common Name
Type Locality Entebbe, Uganda, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza].
Synonym(s) Porcus degeni
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 550mm or 21.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Lake Victoria.
African Waters, Western Rift Valley Lakes, Victoria (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 17 (no. 101);
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Last Update 2008 Jun 12 11:23 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:29)