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Scientific NameChrysichthys delhezi  Boulenger, 1899
Common Name(s)
Type LocalityBoma, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo].
Pronunciationcry sick thiss
EtymologyChrysichthys: From the Greek chrysos, meaning golden and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the golden-yellow color (of the type species, C. auratus). 
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Size 232mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionAfrica: Lower Congo River system.
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusLeast Concern
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ReferencesAnnales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2008 Jun 25 05:39 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:34)