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Scientific Name Schilbe yangambianus  (Poll, 1954)
Common Name
Type Locality Lubila River, Yangambi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Synonym(s) Eutropius yangambianus
Pronunciation skill bee
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Size 250mm or 9.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: widespread in the Congo basin and known from a single locality on the upper Zambezi river.
African Waters, Congo, Middle Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Ubangi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo, Kasai (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Zambesi, Upper Zambesi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Middle Congo, Cuando (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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Feeding In wild feed mainly on aquatic and terrestrial insects.
Furniture Their habitat is mainly smaller forest streams with rocky bottoms.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium. In nature, oviparous; eggs are unguarded. For many species, reproduction takes place during the rainy season.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1, pp61, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 15:03 (species record created: 2010 Jan 27 16:03)