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

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Scientific NameAtopochilus macrocephalus  Boulenger, 1906
Common Name
Type LocalityJunction of Cambo and Kwango [or Cuango] rivers at Fort Don Carlos, Loanda District, Angola.
EtymologyAtopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 75mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionCentral Africa: Congo River basin.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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IUCN Red List StatusData Deficient
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ReferencesAnnals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 17 (no. 97), pp112.
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2013 Jan 30 17:52 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:28)