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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart, 1984|
|Common Name||Tanganjika Bullhead-cat|
|Type Locality||Lake Tanganyika, Zambia|
|Etymology||Lophiobagrus: The name comes from the broad, depressed anterior region of the fish, which reminded Poll of the angler fish (Lophius piscatorius).|
|Size||80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Africa: only known from the type locality (Lake Tanganyika).
African Waters, Western Rift Valley Lakes, Tanganyika (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 2006.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan No. 168, pp 24, Figs. 5b, 6b, 8.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 09:27 (species record created: 2008 Jul 04 10:02)|