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Scientific Name Bagrus orientalis  Boulenger, 1902
Common Name
Type Locality Zanzibar coast, East Africa.
Synonym(s) Porcus orientalis
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 447mm or 17.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: River Pangani (Tanzania).
Pangani (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2)
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Last Update 2008 Jun 12 11:30 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:32)