Malapterurus


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Mal`ap`te`ru´rus

    (măl`ăp`tė`rų´rŭs)
prop. n.1.(Zool.) A genus of African siluroid fishes, including the electric catfishes. See Electric cat, under Electric.
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Representative genera of Nilotic fish species in these water bodies are Alestes, Bagrus Barilius, Citharinus, Hydrocynus, Hyperopisus, Labeo, Malapterurus, Mormyrus, polypterus and protopterus [8].
(24) In the waters of the River Sewa lives the Malapterurus electricus, commonly known as the electric catfish.
Heavy metal concentrations in Malapterurus Electicus and chryscichthys nigrodigitatus from Ogba river in Benin city, Nigeria.
The other species in this group are: Lates niloticus and Malapterurus electricus.
Heavy metal concentrations in Malapterurus electricus and Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus from Ogba River in Benin City, Nigeria.
Sarotherodon melanotheron, Clarias gariepinus, Malapterurus electricus, Synodontis clarias and Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus are important members of freshwater fishes in Nigeria, much sought after for their flavour and chemical composition.
The rich fish fauna of the lagoon includes Heterotis niloticus, Gymnarchus niloticus, Claris gariepinus, Malapterurus electricus, Synodontis clarias, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Channa obscura, Mormyrus rume, Calamoichthys calabaricus Tilapia zilli, Tilapia galilae, Hemichromis fasciatus and Sarotherodon melanotheron (Kusemiju 1981).
The rich fish fauna of the lagoon includes Heterotis niloticus, Gymnarchus niloticus, Clarias gariepinus, Malapterurus electricus, Synodontis clarias, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, Channa obscura, Mormyrus rume, Calabaricus calamoichthys, Tilapia zilli, Tilapia galilae, Hemichromis fasciatus and Sarotherodon melanotheron (Kusemiju 1981).The map of Lekki Lagoon is shown in figure 1.