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Scientific Name Arius africanus  Günther, 1867
Common Names African Sea Catfish
Afrikansk Havmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality Pangani River, Madagascar.
Pronunciation AR ee uss
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Size 450mm or 17.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Pangani River, Tanzania and estuaries of Madagascar.
Pangani (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Madagascar waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2017.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference The fishes of Zanzibar, pp 114
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Last Update 2013 Sep 12 10:55 (species record created: 2013 Mar 28 14:40)