Featherfin squeaker

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Featherfin squeaker
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Synodontis eupterus 1.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Mochokidae
Genus: Synodontis
S. eupterus
Binomial name
Synodontis eupterus
Boulenger, 1901

The featherfin squeaker (Synodontis eupterus) or featherfin synodontis is a species of Synodontis catfish. This species is found in the basins of the White Nile, Volta and Niger Rivers and the Chad Basin. Also known simply as featherfin catfish. Featherfin squeakers are called such due to their ability to make noises to communicate with one another and also for their high feather-like fin which is valued by many hobbyists. Wild specimens can grow to a length of 30.0 centimetres (11.8 in) SL.


  1. ^ Awaïss, A.; Getahun, A. & Lalèyè, P. (2010). "Synodontis eupterus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T182536A7908448. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T182536A7908448.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.

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