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Scientific NameArius uncinatus  Ng & Sparks, 2003
Common Name
Type LocalityLake Andrapongy, near Antsohihy, Madagascar.
PronunciationAR ee uss
EtymologyArius: From the Greek arios, meaning warlike or bellicose; in reference to the well-developed fin spines. 
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Size 199mm or 7.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionAfrica: Madagascar.
African Waters, Madagascar waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusEndangered
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ReferencesOccasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan No. 735, pp 12, Fig. 7
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Sep 12 10:59 (species record created: 2013 Mar 28 14:53)