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Scientific Name Malapterurus leonensis  Roberts, 2000
Common Name
Type Locality Moyamba, Sierra Leone.
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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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Occasional Papers in Ichthyology No. 1, pp 9.
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Last Update 2018 Mar 21 15:05 (species record created: 2018 Mar 14 17:48)