|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Malapterurus monsembeensis Roberts, 2000|
|Type Locality||Upper Congo at Monsembe.|
|Pronunciation||mah lah TERR oo russ|
|Etymology||Malapterurus: From the Greek malakos, meaning soft, pteron, meaning fin and oura, meaning tail; presumably in reference to the adipose fin, which appears all the more prominent in the absence of the rayed dorsal fin.|
|Size||560mm or 22" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Africa: Widely distributed in the Congo River system, including the lower Congo and most major tributaries.
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1, pp 9.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 05:50 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:43)|