Clarias werneri Boulenger, 1906 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Common names : Abu shanab / Garmut (Arabic), Emale (Chiga: Uganda), Attek / Cik (Dinka, Northeastern: Sudan), Werner's catfish (English), Kor (Nubian: Sudan), Pet cick / Pet der (Nuer: Sudan), Cogo (Shilluk: Sudan), Mali (Swahili: Tanzania), Tukpe (Zande: Sudan) .
  • Current distribution known : occurs from the Upper White Nile basin in the north to the Lake Tanganyika system in the south .
  • Food habits : feeds mainly on insects, consisting of larval and adult aquatic Coleoptera, terrestrial insects, chironomid larvae and larvae of Povilla, culicines and hydroptilids; also feeds on ostracods, gastropods, plants, copepods and Hydracarina .
  • Food habits_references : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Habitat : found in lakes, rivers and marginal swamps .
  • Morphology : Seegers, 2008 .
  • Size : 230 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Clarias werneri Boulenger, 1906 d: 569. Type locality: "Near Gondokoro, lake Victoria". Holotype BMNH n° 1905.11.13: 5; paratypes BMNH n° 1906.5.30: 162-164 (3) (from "Bunjako, lake Victoria "), BMNH n° 1906.5.30: 165 (l) (from "Bunganga, Lake Victoria ") and BMNH n° 1906.5.30: 166 (l ) (from "Munyonyo, Lake Victoria").
  • Use and trade : harvested for human consumption .