Clarias laeviceps Gill, 1863 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Seegers, 2008 | Teugels, 1986b | Teugels, 1992a | Teugels, 2003a .
  • Common names : Catfish / Mudfish (English), Ndede (Ewe: Ghana), Denor (Ga: Ghana) .
  • Current distribution known : known from the St. John River and the St. Paul River in Liberia to the Volta in Ghana, and is also found in the upper Niger in Guinea. Occurs also in rivers coming out of the Fouta Djalon (Konkouré, Kolenté), the upper Senegal River in Guinea and coastal basins in Sierra Leone .
  • Morphology : Seegers, 2008 | Teugels, 1986b | Teugels, 1992a | Teugels, 2003a .
  • Size : 317 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Clarias dialonensis Daget, 1962 d: 120, fig. Type locality: "Bafing près Mamou (Fouta Dialon)". Lectotype MNHN n° 1959-107 (133.5 mm TL) (designated by Teugels, in press); paralectotypes MNHN n° 1959-107 (6), MNHN n° 1960-481-482 (10) & MNHN n° 1913-229-230 (2).
    • Clarias kingsleyae Günther, 1903: 334. Type locality: "Odumasi, Gold Coast". Holotype BMNH n° 1903.4.24: 65.
    • Clarias laeviceps Gill, 1863 b: 139. Type locality: "Probably from Liberia". Holotype USNM n° 4.099| Sauvage, 1882 a: 318, fig. 2.
    • Clarias vandenhoutei Poll, 1941 b: 137, fig. Type locality: "Confluence de la rivière Masei et la rivière Bon de Boan, Côte d"Ivoire". Holotype MRAC n° 66.360; paratypes MRAC n° 66.361 -372 (10)| Daget, 1952 a: 317.
  • Use and trade : caught for local consumption in its area of distribution .