Cat-eLog Right Arrow Mochokidae Right Arrow Chiloglanidinae Right Arrow Atopochilus

  • Atopochilus savorgnani
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Scientific Name Atopochilus savorgnani  Sauvage, 1879
Common Name
Type Locality Falls of Doumé, Upper Ogôoué River, Congo.
Etymology Atopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing The anal fin of males is larger than that of females.
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Distribution Western central Africa: Gabon, Equatorial Guinea and southern Cameroon.
African Waters, Gabon Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Equatorial Guinea Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Cameroon waters, Southern Cameroon Waters (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 Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 3
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Last Update 2009 Dec 14 03:15 (species record created: 2009 Sep 02 13:03)