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Scientific Name Chrysichthys acsiorum  Hardman, 2008
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Type Locality Kajaga, Burundi, Lake Tanganyika, depth 30 meters.
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). Named acsiorum after the All Catfish Species Inventory (ACSI, a research initiative to catalogue and describe the catfishes of the world).
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Size 243mm or 9.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Lake Tanganyika.
African Waters, Western Rift Valley Lakes, Tanganyika (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2008 (no. 1), pp 45, Figs. 8-10.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 17:04 (species record created: 2008 Apr 05 06:01)