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Name - Malapterurus Lacepede 1803

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Variants and Synonyms

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Siluriformes (Order)


Recent Publications

  • On a new species of electric catfish from Kainji, Nigeria, with some observations on its biology.
  • Malapteruridae.
  • A review of the African electric catfish family Malapteruridae, with descriptions of new species.
  • A revision of the African electric catfishes, family Malapteruridae (Teleostei, Siluriformes), with erection of a new genus and descriptions of fourteen new species and an annotated bibliography.
  • The fresh and brackish water fishes of West Africa. Volume 2.

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