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Scientific Name Malapterurus cavalliensis  Roberts, 2000
Common Name
Type Locality Cavally River, directly west of Tiéouléoula about 18 kilometers south of Tai, Ivory Coast.
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. 
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Reference Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1, pp 8.
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Last Update 2018 Mar 21 15:05 (species record created: 2018 Mar 14 17:45)