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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Bagridae Bagrid catfishes

Genus: Bagrus

(See list of species below)



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Africa
Max. Length 112 cm FL
Bagrus bajad (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Bagrus bajad
[Bayad]



Africa
Max. Length 21 cm SL
Bagrus caeruleus Roberts & Stewart, 1976

Photo by Photo by Hanssens, M.
 
Bagrus caeruleus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Bagrus degeni Boulenger, 1906

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Bagrus degeni
[]



Africa
Max. Length 127 cm TL
Bagrus docmak (Forsskål, 1775)

Photo by Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Bagrus docmak
[Semutundu]



Africa
Max. Length 69 cm TL
Bagrus filamentosus Pellegrin, 1924

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Bagrus filamentosus
[]
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Max. Length 24.3 cm SL

 
Bagrus lubosicus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 150 cm SL
Bagrus meridionalis Günther, 1894

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Bagrus meridionalis
[Kampoyo]



Africa
Max. Length 44.7 cm TL
Bagrus orientalis Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Bagrus orientalis
[]
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Bagrus tucumanus
[]



Africa
Max. Length 31.5 cm TL
Bagrus ubangensis Boulenger, 1902

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Bagrus ubangensis
[]
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Max. Length 72 cm TL

 
Bagrus urostigma
[Somalia catfish]



11 species

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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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