|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Xenoclarias holobranchus Greenwood, 1958|
|Type Locality||Off the southwestern tip of Ukerewe Island, Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Africa, depth 120 feet.|
|Synonym(s)||Clarias eupogon, Xenoclarias eupogon|
|Size||200mm or 7.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.|
|General Remarks||Xenoclarias holobranchus is an endemic species of Lake Victoria that is threatened with extinction or has already disappeared due to predation by Nile perch and other recent ecological impacts. (Source: FishBase)|
|Distribution||Eastern Africa: Lake Victoria.
African Waters, Western Rift Valley Lakes, Victoria (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 13) v. 1 (no. 5)|
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|Last Update||2011 Jan 27 07:26 (species record created: 2010 Aug 01 01:30)|