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Scientific NameBagrus urostigma  Vinciguerra, 1895
Common Name
Type LocalityGanama River, Somaliland.
Synonym(s)Porcus urostigma
PronunciationBAG russ
EtymologyThe 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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DistributionAfrica: 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 StatusData Deficient
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ReferencesAnnali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Serie 2a). v. 15
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2008 Jun 12 11:31 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:33)