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  • Malapterurus macrochir
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Scientific Name Malapterurus macrochir   
Common Name
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2008 Jun 22 03:13 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 11:47)