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

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Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Lophiobagrus aquilus Bailey & Stewart, 1984

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Lophiobagrus aquilus
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Africa
Max. Length 3.4 cm TL
Lophiobagrus asperispinis Bailey & Stewart, 1984

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Lophiobagrus asperispinis
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Africa
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL
Lophiobagrus brevispinis Bailey & Stewart, 1984

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Lophiobagrus brevispinis
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Africa
Max. Length 8 cm SL
Lophiobagrus cyclurus (Worthington & Ricardo, 1937)

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Lophiobagrus cyclurus
[African bullhead]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lophiobagrus aquilus Africa 8 TL 1984
Lophiobagrus asperispinis Africa 3.4 TL 1984
Lophiobagrus brevispinis Africa 5.1 TL 1984
Lophiobagrus cyclurus African bullhead Africa 8 SL 1937



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