Common name of Brycinus nurse
Common name Gicce
Language Soninké
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Senegal
Locality Aroundou, Golmy, Kounghani, Manael, Diawara, Gandé : Bakel District
Ref. Adams-Sow, A. (ed.), 1996
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
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Remarks 'gicce', is a general name applied to species belonging to this group (Diabé Sow). According to Mammadou Lamine Bathily, in the olden days when the women of the villages went to the river to do their laundry, so many small fishes came and the children tried to catch them with bottles.
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