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Scientific Name Paramphilius baudoni  (Pellegrin, 1928)
Common Name
Type Locality Passa River, Gabon.
Synonym(s) Amphilius baudoni, Amphilius baudoni uniformis
Etymology From the Greek para and amphi meaning in both sides. 
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Size 81mm or 3.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The fishes of the genus have elongate cylindrical bodies, short deep heads and short rounded fins. Small eyes far forward, mouth broadwith fleshy lips.Long and slender barbels and caudal fin can be truncate or rounded.
Sexing Mature males have a bigger more swollen looking head than females.
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Distribution Africa: Ogowe River system and Sangha River, Congo River system.
African Waters, Gabon Waters, Ogowe (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Sangha (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 53, pp 453, Fig.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:08 (species record created: 2008 May 08 02:56)