Synodontis zanzibaricus Peters, 1868
Eastcoast squeaker
Synodontis zanzibaricus
photo by FAO

 Family:  Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes)
 Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic,
 Distribution:  Africa: the eastward-flowing rivers of East Africa from the Pangani northwards to the Tana in Kenya, but perhaps even further to the Somalian Webi Scebeli (Ref. 78218).
 Biology:  Inhabits rivers and possible coastal rivers (Ref. 4967).
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 22.04.94
 Modified by: Boden, Gert - 09.01.13
 Checked by: Boden, Gert - 24.03.08

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