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Scientific Name Chrysichthys wagenaari  Boulenger, 1899
Common Name
Type Locality Upoto, Upper Congo.
Pronunciation cry sick thiss
Etymology Chrysichthys: 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 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Ubangi River and Middle Congo River system below the Stanley Falls.
African Waters, Congo, Middle Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Ubangi (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Ann. Mus. Congo (Ser. Zool.)v. 1 (fasc. 3) - pp39 - Pl. 20 (fig. 1)
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Last Update 2006 Aug 01 07:37 (species record created: 2006 Aug 01 07:37)