|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Mochokiella paynei Howes, 1980|
|Common Names||Payne's Catfish
Payne's Afrikanischer Wels (Germany)
|Type Locality||Kassawe Forest Reserve, Sierra Leone.|
|Etymology||Mochokiella: From the Latin diminutive suffix -ella; in reference to the small size of the fish (literally: "a small Mochokus").|
- CotM 2008 November
|Size||55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Africa: known from the type locality, Kassawe Forest Reserve, Sierra Leone. (It would appear that the correct name, according to Wikipedia is Kasewe Forest Reserve).
African Waters, Sierra Leone Waters, Kassawe Forest Reserve (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Temperature||22.0-24.0°C or 71.6-75.2°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Zool.v. 38 (no. 3) - pp165 - Figs. 1, 2b|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 30 18:01 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)|