Cat-eLog Right Arrow Clariidae Right Arrow Clariallabes

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Scientific Name Clariallabes melas  (Boulenger, 1887)
Common Name
Type Locality Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Synonym(s) Clariallabes melas lembesseensis, Clarias melas
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Size 260mm or 10.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo system.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 19 (no. 110) (art. 19), pp 148.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:45 (species record created: 2008 Jun 15 04:11)