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  • Atopochilus vogti
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Scientific NameAtopochilus vogti  Pellegrin, 1922
Common Name
Type LocalityWamé River, eastern Africa.
EtymologyAtopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 120mm or 4.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionWami River, Tanzania, Eastern Africa
African Waters, Tanzania Waters, Wami (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusData Deficient
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ReferencesBulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 28 (no. 5)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2009 Dec 12 10:35 (species record created: 2009 Sep 02 13:05)