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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Schilbe angolensis (De Vos, 1984)|
|Type Locality||Quanza River, Quimbango, Angola, 10°51'S, 17°30'E.|
|Etymology||After the country of origin of the holotype, Angola.|
|Size||90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
(In alcohol) Back and head brownish, sides and belly silvery white. A darl lateral streak along the lateral line. A stripe starting below the pectoral blotch down towaeds the anal fin, inconspicuously continuing above the anal fin and ending at the base of the caudal.A brownish band formed of minute dusky dots at the base and one at the edge of the anal fin. Base of caudal, pectoral, pelvic and adipose fins faintly speckled.
|Distribution||Africa: only known from the type locality (Cuanza, Angola).
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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.|
|Reference||Cybium v. 8 (no. 2), pp 13, Figs. 4, 5d.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 27 04:02 (species record created: 2014 Jul 06 05:05)|