The Semutundu lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 8.2, dH range: 30, depth range 0 - 80 m , usually 0 - 70 m environment.

the Semutundu and Vundu, are caught in this stretch of water. Temperatures in Uganda are very warm during the best months for fishing, when EpicQuest travels to Murchison Falls. Expect highs ranging from 30ºC/86ºF to 40ºC/104ºF. More

Semutundu is now eligible for an All Tackle category record, which is currently open. Any application must be at least ‘trophy size’ i.e. in the upper half of the fishes maximum reported weight. Largest caught in Murchison: 46kgs (101lbs). More

those to America will have semutundu (a type of dried fish) in their entanda. The practice has pushed the price of semutundu beyond what shoppers in Nakasero Market can afford. More

The Semutundu was filling though; in fact historically one of the chief hallmarks of this place was the generosity of their portions. However, of late things seemed to have changed for the worse. More

Semutundu (Bagrus docmac), another native fish that has a high demand, can only be found near River Kagera. He says the export of fish to Europe had driven local women out of the fish business. More

catfish known locally as Semutundu and , of course the Nile Perch itself, arguably the largest accessible freshwater game fish in the world. In commercial nets, Ugandan Nile Perch have been caught to close on 400 lbs. More

Common names

Ab Chanap in Arabic (‫العربية)
Abagun in Yoruba (Yorùbá)
Aboro in Izon
Aboushanap in Arabic (‫العربية)
Abu shanad in Arabic (‫العربية)
Adwar in Dinka
Adwar in Dinka, Northeastern
Adwar in Shilluk
Alau in Dinka
Alau in Dinka, Northeastern
Asa-oboro in Ijo
Bandjaho in Other
Bawe in Bata
Bayad in Arabic (‫العربية)
bobo in Dama
Cat-fish in English
Catfish in English
Daï in Kim
Damalo in Kanouri
Damalo in Kanuri
de in Kim
Deïng in Kim
Dinko in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Doya in Haoussa
Doza in Haoussa
Dushko in Other
Ebiti in Nupe
Iko in Yoruba (Yorùbá)
Kabaroce in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kabarus in Arabic (‫العربية)
Kibogobogo in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Kuilsiuugu in Mooré
Lam in English
Lam in Nuer
Lazeou in Fulfulde, Pulaar
Lazio in Fulfulde, Pulaar
Lisi in El Molo
Lisi in Other
Loruk in Turkana
Male belly up in Creole, English
Malou in Other
Mbofu in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Mboli in Other
Melagenna in Other
Mésigélé in Kotoko
Mpono in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Ndarka in Other
Niilimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Niilinjuovamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Nilwels in German (Deutsch)
Njoka in Dama
Nzarou in Dama
Obanga in Lango
Omukocho in Konjo
Ragon ruwa in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Safdu baleeru in Fula
Safdu baleeru in Fulfulde, Pulaar
Samufin in Jula
Schweinewels in German (Deutsch)
Semutundu in Chiga
Semutundu in English
Semutundu in Other
Semutundu in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Seu in Luo
Seu in Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)
Sew in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Sewu in Other
Sewu in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Shambami in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Sihin sou in Other
Silanne in Soninke
Silver catfish in English
Ssemutundu in Chiga
Sudan catfish in English
Wallouce in Wolof (Wollof)
Wawe in Bata
Waza in Mambai
Woulo segayo in Kotoko
Yalefo in Adangme
Yalefo in Ewe (Ɛʋɛgbɛ)
Yalefo in Irish (Gaeilge)
Yerengirimo in Zande
多克玛鲿 in Mandarin Chinese
多克瑪鱨 in Mandarin Chinese

Picture of Bagrus docmak has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Bagridae
Genus : Bagrus
Species : Bagrus docmak
Authority : Forssk