Clarias theodorae Weber, 1897 Recherche rapide

Attributs

  • DISTRIBUTION: Lien Faunafri
  • Colour pattern : Marshall, 2011 | Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993 | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Common names : Kaminga / Ndombe-Kakokwe / Slang-baber / Slangbaber (Afrikaans), Mulomfi / Mulonfi (Bemba: Zambia), Kambangaji / Musonji / Tshota mualwa (Chokwe: Angola), Snake catfish (English), Malawinnkonnamonni (Finnish), Minga (Lozi: Zambia), Tshimbua (Lwena: Angola), Mlamba (Nyanja: Malawi), Ngola (Sena: Mozambique) .
  • Current distribution known : a very broad distribution in the southern half of Africa, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to South Africa .
  • Food habits : omnivorous and feeds on insects (Coleoptera, ants, Chironomid larvae), plant seeds and occasionally small fish .
  • Food habits_references : Bell-Cross, 1974 | Bell-Cross, 1976d | Crass, 1963 | Jackson, 1961b | Marshall, 2011 | Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993 | Skelton, 2001 | Worthington, 1933a | Worthington & Ricardo, 1936b .
  • Habitat : lives in vegetated areas in shallow and swampy places around the lake. Occasionally found in cataracts, hiding under rocks .
  • Habitat_references : Bell-Cross, 1974 | Bell-Cross, 1976d | Hecht et al., 1981 | Jackson, 1961a | Marshall, 2011 | Skelton, 1993 | Skelton, 2001 | Worthington, 1933a .
  • Morphology / anatomy : Marshall, 2011 | Seegers, 2008 | Skelton, 1993 | Skelton, 2001 .
  • Reproduction_references : Bell-Cross, 1976d | Marshall, 2011 | Ricardo-Bertram, 1940 .
  • Size : 350 mm TL .
  • Types :
    • Clarias amplexicauda Boulenger, 1902g: 36, pl. 10, fig. 2. Type locality: Ubangi River at Banzyville, Democratic Republic of Congo (about 4°18'N-21°11'E). Holotype MRAC 1158.
    • Clarias fouloni Boulenger, 1905e: 644. Type locality: Lake Bangwelo (Bangweolo), Zambia. Holotype BMNH 1905.11.10.8.
    • Clarias macrurus Boulenger, 1915b: 168. Type locality: Tributary of Lukinda River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype MRAC 14256.
    • Clarias theodorae Weber, 1897: 150. Type locality: Umhloti River at Verulam, Natal, South Africa. Holotype ZMA 100647.
  • Use and trade : harvested for human consumption .