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Range DescriptionGlobally, this species is found from hydrographic basins of the Nile, Chad, Niger, Senegal and smaller river basins over most of western Africa.
Northeastern Africa: It occurs in Lake Nasser (Egypt), the Nile in Sudan, and Lower Omo River (Ethiopia).
Western Africa: This species is widespread species in west Africa. Chari River and affluents (Chad), Lake Chad delta, Guinea, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire (Mandel-Barth 1988). Also in Sierra Leone (Nagel 1991). It is present in the Niger river system.