|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Gymnallabes nops Roberts & Stewart, 1976|
|Common Name||Blind Eel Catfish|
|Type Locality||Lower Congo [Zaire] River, near Tadi, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo], 5°14'S, 13°56'E.|
|Etymology||Gymnallabes: From the Greek, gymnos, meaning hidden and allabes, the name of a Nilotic fish (a kind of lamprey); in reference to the shape and nature of the fish.|
|Size||57mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Unpaired fins continuous, paired fins reduced or absent.|
|Sexing||In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.|
|Distribution||Africa: Lower Congo.
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|IUCN Red List Status||Vulnerable|
|Breeding Reports||There is but a single breeding report, read it here.|
|References||Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6)|
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|Last Update||2008 Jun 12 11:32 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:37)|