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Scientific NameMalapterurus teugelsi  Norris, 2002
Common NameTeugel's Electric Catfish
Type LocalityKogon River, about 11°21'N, 14°30'W, Ndyarendi, Guinea.
Pronunciationmah lah TERR oo russ
EtymologyMalapterurus: 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. 
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African Waters, Kogon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesAnnales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques v. 289, pp 52, Figs. 24b, 26.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2018 May 15 13:57 (species record created: 2018 Mar 14 14:02)