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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae Bagrid catfishes

Genus: Bagrus

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Bagrus bajad Bayad Africa 112 FL 1775
Bagrus caeruleus Africa 21 SL 1976
Bagrus degeni Africa 55 TL 1906
Bagrus docmak Semutundu Africa 127 TL 1775
Bagrus filamentosus Africa 69 TL 1924
Bagrus lubosicus Africa 24.3 SL 1924
Bagrus meridionalis Kampoyo Africa 150 SL 1894
Bagrus orientalis Africa 44.7 TL 1902
Bagrus tucumanus South America 1861
Bagrus ubangensis Africa 31.5 TL 1902
Bagrus urostigma Somalia catfish Africa 72 TL 1895



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