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Scientific Name Amarginops hildae  (Bell-Cross, 1973)
Common Names Buzi Grunter
Buzi-baber (South Africa)
Type Locality Buzi River, Mozambique, Espungabera District, about 20°22'S, 30°20'E.
Synonym(s) Chrysichthys hildae
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Size 118mm or 4.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification This species has 4 pairs of slender barbels, including short nasals, maxillaries longest, eyes large, olive grey with off-white abdomen.
General Remarks Fast flowing water over rocks with water ferns is the known natural habitat. See also Freshwater Fishes of Southern Africa; Skelton, pg.214.
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Distribution Africa, Mozambique, Lower reaches of Buzi River
African Waters, Buzi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Arnoldia (Rhodesia) v. 6 (no. 8), pp 7, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 09:28 (species record created: 2008 Jul 04 10:02)