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Clarias gariepinus (African Catfish) is a species of bony fishes in the family labyrinth catfishes. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is native to Somalia, Algeria, Sudan, Jordan, Ghana, Mozambique, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Lebanon, Malawi, Turkey, Tanzania, Swaziland, Israel, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Botswana, Libya, South Africa, Guinea, Niger, Eritrea, Senegal, the Central African Republic, Angola, Togo, Burundi, Nigeria, Chad, Namibia, Mali, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Syria, Africa, Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, and Zambia. Individuals can grow to 60.0 kg. African Catfish has sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of African Catfish. View this species on GBIF