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Scientific Name Phractura fasciata  Boulenger, 1920
Common Name
Type Locality Stanley [Boyoma] Falls, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Pronunciation frak TWO rah
Etymology Phractura: From the Greek phraktos, meaning fenced in and oura, meaning tail; in reference to the bony plates enclosing the slender caudal peduncle. 
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Size 125mm or 4.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo River system.
African Waters, Congo, Upper Congo, Lualaba, Boyama Falls (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, 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 Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 4), pp 34, Fig. 18.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 13:38 (species record created: 2010 Aug 13 13:41)