|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Malapterurus shirensis Roberts, 2000|
|Type Locality||Chiromo, lower Shire River.|
|Pronunciation||mah lah TERR oo russ|
|Etymology||Malapterurus: From the Greek malakos, meaning soft, pteron, meaning fin and oura, meaning tail; presumably in reference to the adipose fin, which appears all the more prominent in the absence of the rayed dorsal fin.|
|Size||300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Africa: known only from Zambesi river basin of southern Africa.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1, pp 10.|
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|Last Update||2017 Oct 11 10:22 (species record created: 2017 Oct 08 02:53)|