IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

Auchenoglanis biscutatus is a common species across western and northeast Africa.

Northern Africa: This species is rare, but present, in the Lower Nile (Bishai and Khalil 1997).

Northeast Africa: It is found in the Ghazal and Jebel systems, White and Blue Niles, and Lake Nasser (also known as Lake Nubia), Sudan; as well as Baro River, Ethiopia.

Western Africa: This species is known from the Chad basin and the rivers Niger, Senegal and Gambia.


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