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Scientific Name Bagrus lubosicus  Lönnberg, 1924
Common Name
Type Locality Lubosi River, tributary to Luala River, Lower Congo, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo]
Synonym(s) Porcus lubosicus
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 243mm or 9.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Middle Congo system.
African Waters, Congo, Middle Congo (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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References Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 14 (no. 84)
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Last Update 2008 Jun 12 11:27 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:31)