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docmak, Silurus Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:65, xiii [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] Lower Nile river delta, Egypt. No types known. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:84 [ref. 29155]. Spelled dogmak in Bonnaterre 1788:153 [ref. 4940]; docmac in Gmelin 1789:1356 [ref. 18139] and Lacepède 1801:95 [ref. 4930], but docmak in the original description. •Valid as Bagrus docmak (Forsskål 1775) -- (Bailey & Stewart 1984:37 [ref. 5232], Risch 1986:10 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:69 [ref. 12860], Mo 1991:128 [ref. 19952], Lévèque et al. 1991:142 [ref. 31367], Risch in Lévêque et al. 1992:399 [ref. 21590], Diogo et al. 1999:209 [ref. 27288], Dankwa et al. 1999:32 [ref. 28023], Diogo & Chardon 2000:459 [ref. 27289], De Vos et al. 2001:130, 131 [ref. 26059], Seegers et al. 2003:36 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:84 [ref. 29155], Vreven & Risch 2007:581 [ref. 30027], Kullander & Roberts 2012:369 [ref. 31751], Neumann et al. 2016:305 [ref. 35036]). Current status: Valid as Bagrus docmak (Forsskål 1775). Bagridae. Distribution: Africa. Habitat: freshwater.