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Scientific Name Bagrus filamentosus  Pellegrin, 1924
Common Name
Type Locality Niger River at Ségou, southern Mali, western Africa.
Synonym(s) Porcus filamentosus
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 690mm or 27.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Niger River system.
African Waters, Nigeria Waters, Niger (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 30 (no. 6), pp 462.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:33 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:30)