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Scientific Name Paramphilius baudoni  Pellegrin, 1928
Common Name
Type Locality Rio La Passa, affluent of Ogooue, 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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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2019 Aug 26 07:35 (species record created: 2008 May 08 02:56)