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Collection of armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) for research in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) This photo shows a fisheries Officer doing collection of armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) from the wild. This species is still being studied at a Government aquaculture Research station in Luapula Province, for possible induced reproduction in captivity. This expensive fish species is favored by many people in Zambia. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Distribution of armoured catfish, Auchenoglanis occidentalis and research initiative in Zambia

Credit: Lumbwe Kalumba (Zambia) Armoured catfish (Auchenoglanis occidentalis) which is shown in this photo is found in the Congo river basin and Zambezi river basin. Starting this year (2012) specimens of the species were collected from the wild for research purpose in an attempt trying to breed this species in captivity. The research takes place at Fiyongoli Aquacultural …

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