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  • Schilbe yangambianus
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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 217mm or 8.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification .
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Distribution Africa: middle Congo River basin including the drainages of the Ubangi, Kasai and Kwando; also known from a single locality on the upper Zambezi river in Zambia.
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 Status Least Concern
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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.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annales du Musee du Congo (Ser. Zoology) v. 1, pp61, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2014 Jul 06 19:07 (species record created: 2010 Jan 27 16:03)