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Scientific Name Trachyglanis minutus  Boulenger, 1902
Common Name
Type Locality Ubangi River at Banzyville, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo], about 4°18'N, 21°11'E.
Etymology The Greek trachys meaning rough and glanis meaning a catfish. Minutus pertaining to the small size of the species.
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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Light brown above, darker on the head and sides, with broad dark bars, belly whitish.
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Distribution Africa: Congo River system.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 2 (fasc. 2), pp 49, Pl. 14 (fig. 3).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:10 (species record created: 2008 May 17 03:24)