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Scientific Name Bagrus urostigma  Vinciguerra, 1895
Common Name
Type Locality Ganama River, Somaliland.
Synonym(s) Porcus urostigma
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 720mm or 28.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Guiba River (Juba River in Somalia).
African Waters, Jubba (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 Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Serie 2a). v. 15
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Last Update 2008 Jun 12 11:31 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:33)