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Scientific Name Arius festinus  Ng & Sparks, 2003
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Type Locality Amboaboa River, near its confluence with the Mangarahara River (left bank tributary of the Sofia River), 15°50'01''S, 48°42'52''E, Madagascar.
Pronunciation AR ee uss
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Size 151mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Madagascar.
African Waters, Madagascar waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2016.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan No. 735, pp 5, Fig. 4
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Last Update 2013 Sep 12 10:55 (species record created: 2013 Mar 28 14:49)