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Scientific Name Chrysichthys longibarbis  (Boulenger, 1899)
Common Name
Type Locality Kinshasa [Leopoldville], Democratic Republic of Congo.
Synonym(s) Chrysobagrus longibarbis
Pronunciation cry sick thiss - lon gee bar biss
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 250mm or 9.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo River system below Stanley Falls.
African Waters, Congo, Lower 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 Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1 (fasc. 3), pp 41, Pl. 21 (fig. 2).
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:47 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:37)