|Scientific Name:||Synodontis ocellifer|
|Species Authority:||Boulenger, 1900|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Awaïss, A. & Lalèyè, P.|
|Reviewer(s):||Entsua-Mensah, M., Darwall, W. & Smith, K.|
This species has a wide distribution with no known major widespread threats.
|Range Description:||Synodontis ocellifer is from basins of the Chad, Niger (plus the Benue), Volta, Senegal, and Gambia. This species has also been reported from Lake Turkana, but we have not been able to confirm these reports.|
Native:Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Côte d'Ivoire; Egypt; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
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|Population:||No available data.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a benthopelagic species. Maximum size 49.0 cm TL. Maturity 11.1 cm TL for the male and 12.0 cm TL for the female in the Kainji Lake in Nigeria.|
|Use and Trade:||This species is harvested for human consumption.|
|Major Threat(s):||None known.|
|Conservation Actions:||None known.|
Pan-Africa freshwater assessment references. Currently, full citations for references used in the Pan-Africa biodiversity assessments are unavailable on the Red List web site. These will be added to the site in 2011. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.
IUCN. 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2010.3). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 2 September 2010).
|Citation:||Awaïss, A. & Lalèyè, P. 2010. Synodontis ocellifer. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.|
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