Synodontis vanderwaali Skelton & White, 1990
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 Family:  Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes)
 Max. size:  16.03 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Africa: Upper Zambezi, Okavango River and Delta, and Cunene River.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-6; Vertebrae: 38-39. Diagnosed by having numerous mandibular teeth (25-41); a large number of tertiary premaxillary teeth in several rows across the width of the tooth pad; and a relatively long barbels, the maxillaries without any papillae on the leading edge. Pigment pattern with variable spots which are often drawn out to form a finely vermiculated network (Ref. 26674)
 Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 205).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.11.98
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.09.04

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