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Scientific Name Chrysichthys thonneri  Steindachner, 1912
Common Name
Type Locality Dscha River and Congo River, southern Cameroon
Synonym(s) Amarginops thonneri
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 500mm or 19.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo-Lualaba River system
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Upper Congo, Lualaba (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 Anzeiger der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien v. 49 (no. 23);
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Last Update 2008 Jun 23 10:53 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:38)