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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Claroteidae Claroteid catfishes
Subfamily: Claroteinae
Genus: Clarotes

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Africa
Max. Length 22.5 cm TL
Clarotes bidorsalis Pellegrin, 1938

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Clarotes bidorsalis
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Africa
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Clarotes laticeps (Rüppell, 1829)

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Clarotes laticeps
[Widehead catfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Clarotes bidorsalis Africa 22.5 TL 1938
Clarotes laticeps Widehead catfish Africa 80 SL 1829



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