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Scientific Name Chrysichthys delhezi  Boulenger, 1899
Common Name
Type Locality Boma, Zaire [Democratic Republic of Congo].
Pronunciation cry sick thiss
Etymology Chrysichthys: From the Greek chrysos, meaning golden and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the golden-yellow color (of the type species, C. auratus). 
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Size 232mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Lower Congo River system.
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 5)
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Last Update 2008 Jun 25 05:39 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:34)