|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Schilbe bocagii (Guimarães, 1884)|
|Type Locality||Dondo, Quanza River, Angola.|
|Synonym(s)||Eutropius ansorgii, Eutropius bocagii, Eutropius eclipse, Eutropius seraoi|
|Etymology||Named for Dr. Bocage, a former Director of the Zoological Section of the Museum of Natural History of Lisbon, Portugal.|
|Size||221mm or 8.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
In alcohol, light brown above, lateral and ventral sides paler, a silvery whilte tinge along the lateral line and above the anal fin, base of caudal fin brown, anal fin with an inconspicuous median longitudinal streak on its entior length, a large dark blotch above the pectoral finwhere the swimming-bladder comes close under the skin.
|Distribution||Africa: lower Quanza River and Bengo River in Angola.|
|Breeding||Oviparous, eggs are unguarded. For many species reproduction takes place during the rainy season.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||1882], pp 85, Pl. [Jornal do Sciências Mathemáticas, Physicas e Naturaes, Lisboa v. 9 (no. 34).|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 27 04:01 (species record created: 2014 Jul 06 05:03)|