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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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afrofischeri, Synodontis Hilgendorf [F. M.] 1888:77 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1888; ref. 2168] Lake Ukerewe, Victoria Nyanaza [Kagehi or Kageyi, east of Kayenze, southern shore of Lake Victoria, Mwanza district, Tanzania, 2°23'S, 33°06'E]. Holotype (unique): ZMB 12745. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:311 [ref. 29155], Seegers 2008:179 [ref. 29830] with more detailed locality information. Originally as Afro-fischeri; often misspelled afrofisheri. •Valid as Synodontis afrofischeri Hilgendorf 1888 -- (Poll 1971:83 [ref. 7700], Gosse 1986:119 [ref. 6194], Burgess 1989:195 [ref. 12860], Seegers 1996:236 [ref. 23725], De Vos & Thys van den Audenaerde 1998:149 [ref. 24905], De Vos et al. 2001:131 [ref. 26059], Seegers et al. 2003:39 [ref. 28087], Ferraris 2007:311 [ref. 29155], Seegers 2008:179 [ref. 29830]). Current status: Valid as Synodontis afrofischeri Hilgendorf 1888. Mochokidae: Mochokinae. Distribution: Central and northern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.

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