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Scientific Name Malapterurus monsembeensis  Roberts, 2000
Common Name
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. 
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Size 580mm or 22.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Upper Congo at Monsembe.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1, pp 9.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:52 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:43)