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Scientific Name Afrocascudo saharaensis   
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General Remarks This species represents the oldest known catfish fossil, and being a loricariid found in what is modern day Morocco in North Africa, this places the origin of the Loricariidae historically in a pre-African region prior to the breakup of western Gondwana.
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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2024 Apr 29 13:02 (species record created: 2024 Apr 28 13:20)