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Scientific NameArius gigas  Boulenger, 1911
Common Name
Type LocalityLokoja, Upper Niger River, Nigeria.
PronunciationAR ee uss
EtymologyArius: From the Greek arios, meaning warlike or bellicose; in reference to the well-developed fin spines. 
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ReferencesCatalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2, pp 386, Fig. 298.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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