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Silurus gariepinus Burchell, 1822
Synonym for Clarias gariepinus Burchell, 1822
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Silurus; Species: gariepinus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
Subgenus: Heterobranchus.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named after its type locality, the Gariep river, the Hottentot name for the Orange river, South Africa.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   

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