Data about <i>Citharinus citharus</i>

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Data about <i>Citharinus citharus</i>
geographic distribution includes
Additional detail Africa: Gambia, Senegal, Niger, Volta, Ouémé and Chad basins (Ref. 2938, 7095, 81281). Also known from Lake Turkana (Ref. 2938, 7095). Previously, 2 subspecies were recognized: Citharinus citharus citharus and Citharinus citharus intermedius. FishBase  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Citharinus citharus</i>
body length (CMO)
Additional detail 58.0 cm male or unsexed FishBase  
body mass max
Additional detail 7,000 g FishBase  


Data about <i>Citharinus citharus</i>
Additional detail freshwater environment FishBase  
Additional detail freshwater environment FishBase  
Additional detail marine benthic biome
  • marine benthic biome
    The marine benthic biome (benthic meaning 'bottom') encompasses the seafloor and includes such areas as shores, littoral or intertidal areas, marine coral reefs, and the deep seabed.
Additional detail sea water environment FishBase  
  • has parasite
    non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host.
has parasite
Additional detail Camallanidae GloBI  
Additional detail Camallanoidea GloBI  
Additional detail Neoechinorhynchidae GloBI  
Additional detail Neoechinorhynchus GloBI  
Additional detail Procamallanus GloBI  
Additional detail Procamallanus laeviconchus GloBI  


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