Synodontis alberti Schilthuis, 1891
Bigeye squeaker
Synodontis alberti
photo by James, A.

 Family:  Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes)
 Max. size:  20.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 4 - 25
 Distribution:  Africa: entire Congo basin (Ref. 78218, 82238) except the Zambian Congo (Ref. 78218) and the central forested area (Ref. 2970), in Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo and probably also Central African Republic.
 Biology:  Nocturnal species (Ref. 6868). Oviparous (Ref. 205).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 20.04.94
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 10.09.04
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.05.94

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