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

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Scientific NameAtopochilus christyi  Boulenger, 1920
Common Name
Type Locality Stanley [Boyoma] Falls and Ituri River at Avakubi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
EtymologyAtopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 95mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionCongo River basin, central Africa.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusLeast Concern
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ReferencesAnnales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 4), pp33, Fig. 17.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Jan 30 17:51 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:27)