Synodontis rukwaensis Hilgendorf & Pappenheim, 1903
Lake Rukwa squeaker
Synodontis rukwaensis
photo by Seegers, L.

Family:  Mochokidae (Squeakers or upside-down catfishes), subfamily: Mochokinae
Max. size:  29 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Tanzania (Ref. 27292).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 January 2006 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 23.06.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.09.04

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