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Common name
Tukpe (English, Sudan), Karmut (Arabic, Egypt), Ishonzi (English, Rwanda), Pet der (English, Sudan), Macharufu (English, Kenya), Common catfish (English, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania), Lokate (English, Kenya), Sharptooth catfish (English, Africa, USA), Bavhuri (English, South Africa), Nsomba (Sena, Mozambique), North African catfish (English, Global), Skerptandbaber (Afrikaans, South Africa), Gol (English, Chad), Pez gato (Spanish, Spain), Bomu (English, Malawi), Sfamnun matzui (Hebrew, Israel), Stawada (Polish, Poland), Ndombe (English, Zambia), Bambara (English, Senegal), Pet cick (English, Sudan), Sharptoothed catfish (English, USA), Silure (French, Gabon), Tarwada (Hausa, Nigeria), Afrikanischer Raubwels (German, Germany), Yuzhnoafrikanskaya zubatka (Russian, Russian Fed), Obito (English, Kenya), Baleewu (English, Senegal), Skerptand-baber (Afrikaans, Namibia, South Africa), Aro (English, Nigeria), Attek (English, Sudan), Arira (English, Nigeria), Andouma (English, Gabon), Chibomu (English, Malawi), Garmut (Arabic, Sudan), Trey andaing afrik (Khmer, Cambodia), Kambali (Swahili, Kenya, Tanzania), Bwituka (English, Malawi), Namazu (Japanese, Japan), Balbout (Arabic, Chad), Imunu (English, Nigeria), Mumi (Swahili), Bombe (English, Malawi), Singre (English, Kenya), Afrikanischer Wels (German, Germany), Ambaazaa (English, Ethiopia), Singri (English, Kenya), Ndombe-Mbundamusheke (Afrikaans, Namibia), Umihenzi (English, Rwanda), Kambale (Swahili, Tanzania), Afrikansk Vandrarmal (Swedish, Sweden), Catfish (English, UK, USA), Wels (German, Germany), Kambale Mumi (Swahili, Tanzania), Cogo (English, Sudan), Mumi (English, Tanzania), Klarias (English, Greece), Cik (English, Sudan), Male (English, Uganda), Kiemensackwels (German, Germany), Mulonge (English, Zambia), Eyisombi (English, Uganda), Sombi (English, Kenya), Nisu (English, Kenya), African catfish (English, Bangladesh), Inkube (English, Rwanda), Kopito (English, Kenya), Mburi (English, Angola), Mlamba (Swahili), Ejengi (English, Nigeria), Kor (English, Sudan), Dera (English, Kenya), Kemudu (English, Nigeria), Mangwana (Afrikaans, Namibia), Abu shanab (Arabic, Sudan), Ambaza (Amharic, Ethiopia), Vering (English, Chad), Toucouleurs (English, Senegal), Kabambare (English, Rwanda), Kamongo (English, Rwanda), Afrikaanse meerval (Dutch, Netherlands), Keríckovec jihoafrický (Czech, Czech Rep), Muta (English, Zambia), Talage (English, Senegal), Thamba (English, Sierra Leone), Harlei (English, Sierra Leone), Isombi (English, Rwanda), Barbel (English, USA, UK), T-nima (English, Sierra Leone), Yess (English, Senegal), Bagre-africano (Portuguese, Brazil), African mushi (Malayalam, India), Gwol (English, Chad), Vere (English, Chad), Ongala (English, Kenya), Mudfish (English, Kenya, Rwanda, UK), Mlamba (Nyanja, Malawi), Aalbüschelwels (German, Germany), Afrikansk ålemalle (Danish, Denmark), Cá Trê Phi (Vietnamese, Viet Nam), Jättikonnamonni (Finnish, Finland), Pez-gato (Spanish), Poisson-chat nord-africain (French)
Synonym
Clarias capensis , Valenciennes 1840
Clarias depressus , Myers 1925
Clarias lazera , Valenciennes 1840
Clarias longiceps , Boulenger 1899
Clarias malaris , Nichols & Griscom 1917
Clarias microphthalmus , Pfeffer 1896
Clarias micropthalmus , Pfeffer 1896
Clarias moorii , Boulenger 1901
Clarias mossambicus , Peters 1852
Clarias muelleri , Pietschmann 1939
Clarias robecchii , Vinciguerra 1893
Clarias syriacus , Valenciennes 1840
Clarias tsanensis , Boulenger 1902
Clarias vinciguerrae , Boulenger 1902
Clarius gariepinus , Burchell 1822
Clarius guentheri , Pfeffer 1896
Heterobranchus anguillaris , non Linnaeus 1758
Macropteronotus anguillaris , non Linnaeus 1758
Silurus anguillaris , non Linnaeus 1758
Silurus gariepinus , Burchell 1822
Clarias macracanthus , Günther 1864
Clarius xenodon , Günther 1864
Clarias smithii , Günther 1896
Clarias orontis , Günther 1864
Macropteronotus charmuth , Lacepède 1803
Clarias notozygurus , Lönnberg & Rendahl 1922
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Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2019) Species profile: Clarias gariepinus. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/speciesname/Clarias+gariepinus on 23-08-2019.

Countries (or multi-country features) with distribution records for Clarias gariepinus
NATIVE RANGE
  • africa
  • algeria
  • angola
  • benin
  • botswana
  • burkina faso
  • burundi
  • cameroon
  • central african republic
  • chad
  • congo
  • congo, the democratic republic of the
  • egypt
  • eritrea
  • ethiopia
  • ghana
  • guinea
  • israel
  • jordan
  • kenya
  • lebanon
  • libyan arab jamahiriya
  • malawi
  • mali
  • mozambique
  • namibia
  • niger
  • nigeria
  • rwanda
  • senegal
  • somalia
  • south africa
  • sudan
  • swaziland
  • syrian arab republic
  • tanzania, united republic of
  • togo
  • turkey
  • uganda
  • zambia
  • zimbabwe
Informations on Clarias gariepinus has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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  • [2] Reduction in native biodiversity
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Bibliography
16 references found for Clarias gariepinus

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Abraham, R. 2011. Clarias dussumieri. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to Valencienne s clarid. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172332/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011a. Crossocheilus periyarensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Periyar latia. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172348/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011b. Hypselobarbus periyarensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Periyar barb. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172351/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011c. Lepidopygopsis typus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Periyar trout. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172507/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011d. Travancoria jonesi. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Tavancore loach. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172438/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011e. Garra periyarensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Periyar stone sucker. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172499/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011f. Nemacheilus menoni. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Periyar blotched loach. [Accessed 7 September from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172349/0]
Ali, A. & Raghavan, R. 2011g. Nemacheilus periyarensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Periyar reticulated loach. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/172462/0]
Cambray, J. 2007. Sandelia bainsii. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Eastern Cape rocky. [Accessed 5 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/19889/0]
FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). 2012. Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822).
Summary: Distribution and impact information for the sharptooth catfish. [Accessed 10 September 2012 from: http://www.fao.org/fishery/culturedspecies/Clarias_gariepinus/en#tcNA0050]
FishBase. 2008. Countries where Clarias gariepinus is found.
Summary: Global distribution of the smallmouth bass was obtained from this database. [Accessed 10 September 2012 from: http://www.fishbase.org/Country/CountryList.php?ID=1934&GenusName=Clarias&SpeciesName=gariepinus]
Froese, R. & D. Pauly. (Eds.). FishBase. 2012.
Summary: Common names and synonyms were obtained from this database.
Impson, D. & Swartz, E. 2007. Pseudobarbus burgi. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the Berg river redfin. [Accessed 5 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/18473/0]
Swartz, E. & Impson, D. 2007. Pseudobarbus asper. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the smallscale redfin. [Accessed 7 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/18477/0]
Swartz, E. & Impson, D. 2007. Pseudobarbus tenuis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1.
Summary: Conservation status and description of major threats to the slender redfin. [Accessed 5 September 2012 from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/18478/0]
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