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Synodontis guttatus Günther, 1865:452

Spotted Niger catfish (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Synodontis guttata Günther, 1865

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1865

IUCN RedList status: Criticially Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Lower Niger Delta, Nigeria

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Günther, Albert. (1865). A contribution to the ichthyology of West Africa. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 15(85-90): 452-453.

 

Other references:

Awaïss, A. & Lalèyè, P. (2010). Synodontis guttatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T182885A7995382. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T182885A7995382.en. Downloaded on 04 October 2020.

Awaïss, A., Lalèyè, P. and Olaosebikan, B. D. (2020). Synodontis guttatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T182885A134963451. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-2.RLTS.T182885A134963451.en. Downloaded on 04 October 2020.

Boulenger, George Albert (1909). Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa in the British museum (Natural history). London: British Museum. pp. 447-448.

Daget, J., Gosse, J.P., Teugels, G.G. and Thys van den Audenaerde, D.F.E. (eds). 1991. Check-list of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa (CLOFFA IV) ISNB, Brussels and MRAC, Tervuren, Belgium, and ORSTOM, Paris, France.

Olaosebikan, B.D. and Raji, A. 2013. Field guide to Nigerian freshwater fishes (Revised Ed.). Federal College of Freshwater fisheries Technology, Newbussa, Nigeria.

Paugy, D. and Roberts, T.R. 1992. Mochokidae. In: C. Levêque, D. Paugy, and G.G. Teugels (eds), Faune des poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres d'Afrique de l'Ouest, pp. 500-563. ORSTOM and MRAC, Paris and Tervuren.

Paugy, D. and Roberts, T.R. 2003. Mochokidae. In: C. Lévêque, D. Paugy and G.G. Teugels (eds), Faune des poissons d'eaux douce et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest, pp. 195-268. IRD and MRAC, Paris and Tervuren. 815 pp.

Paugy, D., Lévêque, C. and Teugels, G.G. 2003. Poissons d'eaux douces et saumâtres de l'Afrique de l'Ouest. Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Paris, France, Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Belgium.

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