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Scientific Name Schilbe micropogon  (Trewavas, 1943)
Common Name
Type Locality Volta River at Senchi, Ghana.
Synonym(s) Eutropius micropogon
Pronunciation skill bee
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Size 208mm or 8.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification .
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Distribution Africa: lower course of several rivers, from Senegal to Cameroon. Lower Geba, Tominé, Fatala, Great Scarcies, Jong, Lake Kwarko, Loffa, Volta, and coastal lagoons of Nigeria. Also from the Wouri, Sanaga and Lokoundjé in Cameroon (Ref, 7351).
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Breeding Oviparous, eggs are unguarded. For many species reproduction takes place during the rainy season.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London Series B v. 113 (pt 3), pp 168.
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Last Update 2014 Sep 03 13:56 (species record created: 2014 Jul 06 04:56)