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Odaxothrissa mento (Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline; Sardine)

Synonyms: Cynothrissa mento
Language: Czech; Danish; Ewe; Hausa; Igbo; Ijo; Mandarin Chinese; Yoruba


Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Prey / Diet

Odaxothrissa mento (Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline)[2]


Odaxothrissa mento (Nigerian fangtooth pellonuline)[2]

Range Map


Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: freshwaters (lower parts of Volta and Niger basins, also lower Benue and rivers of Cameroon; apparently not in Congo system).; Benin; Benue River; Cameroon; Cross River; Ethiopian; Ghana; Niger; Nigeria; Togo; Volta;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.