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Scientific Name Hepsetus odoe  (Bloch, 1794)
Common Name Afrikanischer Hechtssalmler (Germany)
Type Locality Coast of Guinea, Africa [believed to be west coast of Africa, probably Togo or southeastern Ghana].
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Size 700mm or 27.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: widespread from Senegal to Angola including Niger, Volta, Chad, Ogowe, Democratic Republic of the Congo and upper Zambezi Rivers; as well as in the Cunene, Okavango, and Kafue systems. Widespread in central and west Africa. Absent in the Nile River; Zambian Congo and the Great Lakes.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische v. 8, pp 122, Pl. 386.
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Last Update 2024 Apr 03 13:23 (species record created: 2013 Sep 07 11:28)