Synodontis xiphias

The Synodontis xiphias lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Synodontis xiphias Synodontis xiphias Loricaria lanceolata : Loricaria lanceolata, a cat-fish from the upper Amazons. (Click on image for more detail, or to download a higher-quality version. More

Synodontis xiphias G More

Synodontis xiphias(1) Close-up of head - Click to enlarge - Close-up of head Scroll down to next sectionCat-eLog Data Sheet Scientific Name Synodontis xiphias Günther, 1864 - add this species to your "My More

Common names

Egungigi in Nupe
Fono in Kanuri
Ikpoki in Ijo
Kurungu in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Nokkaripsimonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Okokoniko in Yoruba (Yorùbá)
Okpo in Igbo
剑歧须鮠 in Mandarin Chinese
劍歧鬚鮠 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Mochokidae
Genus : Synodontis
Species : Synodontis xiphias
Authority : G