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Scientific Name Phractura scaphyrhynchura  (Vaillant, 1886)
Common Name
Type Locality Diélé, on Akaina River, French Congo.
Synonym(s) Doumea scaphyrhynchura, Peltura scaphyrhynchura
Pronunciation frak TWO rah
Etymology Phractura: From the Greek phraktos, meaning fenced in and oura, meaning tail; in reference to the bony plates enclosing the slender caudal peduncle. 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Ogowe and Congo River systems.
African Waters, Gabon Waters, Ogowe (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo (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 series 3: v. 23 (no. 1)], pp revue hebdomadaire illustrée (Revue rose), éd. par Jean Duhem. v. 38.
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Last Update 2021 Feb 21 02:48 (species record created: 2008 May 17 03:31)