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Scientific Name Atopochilus pachychilus  Pellegrin, 1924
Common Name
Type Locality Kanda Kanda, Lubilonji, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Etymology Atopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 85mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: known from the type locality, Kanda kanda, tributaire du Kasaï, affluent du Congo.
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo, Kasai (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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 12 (no. 4), pp 487.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 11 05:24 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:29)