Marcusenius sanagaensis Boden, Teugels & Hopkins, 1997
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Family:  Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Max. size:  16.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Sanaga River basin.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 24-28; Anal soft rays: 29-33; Vertebrae: 43-45
Biology:  Found in raceways with sandy bottoms of larger rivers (50-200 m), in the tree savannah and the more or less degraded semi-tropical forest.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 26.11.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 04.07.05
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 09.10.00

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