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Clarias albopunctatus  Nichols & La Monte, 1953

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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes)
Etymology: Clarias: Greek, chlaros = lively, in reference to the ability of the fish to live for a long time out of water.   More on author: Nichols.

Medioambiente / Clima / Gama Ecología

; agua dulce demersal; potamodromo (Ref. 51243).   Tropical, preferred ?; 15°N - 4°S

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Africa: Lake Chad basin, upper Benue system (Ref. 248, 57129) and Ubangi River drainage (middle Congo River basin) (Ref. 248). Report from Kogon River (Ref. 13331) unconfirmed and questionable (Ref. 248, 57129).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.5 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 57129)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 64-70; Radios blandos anales: 51 - 55; Vértebra: 53 - 56. Diagnosis: length of vomerine tooth plate not exceeding length of premaxillary tooth plate; barbels not exceeding head length (Ref. 57129). Head rather pointed in dorsal outline; snout rounded; eyes dorsal; frontal fontanelle short and squat ('sole-shaped'); occipital fontanelle small and oval-shaped; supraorbital and `dermosphenotic' bones fused; tooth plates small; dorsal and anal fins not confluent with caudal fin; suprabranchial organ well developed; openings of secondary canals of lateral line appear as irregularly placed white spots on body (Ref. 248).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

The species' biology is unknown (Ref. 78218).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Teugels, G.G., 1986. A systematic revision of the African species of the genus Clarias (Pisces; Clariidae). Ann. Mus. R. Afr. Centr., Sci. Zool., 247:199 p. (Ref. 248)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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