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Scientific Name Chrysichthys laticeps  Pellegrin, 1932
Common Name
Type Locality Near Brazzaville, Republic of the 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 1260mm or 49.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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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 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 Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 4 (no. 2), pp 166.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:47 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:36)