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Scientific Name Chrysichthys thonneri  Steindachner, 1912
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Type Locality Dasha [Dja] River and Congo River, Moloundou District [East Region], southeastern 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 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 Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Klasse v. 49 (no. 23) (for 14 Nov. 1912), pp 446.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:49 (species record created: 2008 Jun 21 05:38)