Clariallabes mutsindoziensis Taverne & De Vos, 1998
photo by RMCA / Mark Hanssens

Family:  Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes)
Max. size:  11.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: known from the Mutsindozi River, an affluent of the Malagarasi, in Burundi (Ref. 26960, 78218).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found over sand and mud bottoms (Ref. 26960, 78218). Voracious species, feeds on insects and insect larvae (Coleoptera and other unidentified larvae) (Ref. 26960). Insects and insect larvae have been found in stomach (Ref. 78218).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 (B1ab(i,ii,iii)+2ab(i,ii,iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.01.99
Modified by: Geelhand, Dimitri - 22.07.13

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