1992. 30cm. Pp.8. 1 photo-figure (views of the neotype), 1 repro-figures (original sketches by Burchell), 1 map. Wrappers.
Designates and describes the neotype of Clarias gariepinus, one of the most widespread and well known African freshwater fish species. Presents data from 41 specimens from the type locality and discusses the geographical distribution of the species.