Cat-eLog Right Arrow Mochokidae Right Arrow Chiloglanidinae Right Arrow Euchilichthys

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Scientific Name Euchilichthys boulengeri  Nichols & La Monte, 1934
Common Name
Type Locality Luluabourg [Kananga], Kasai District, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Pronunciation u kee lick thiss
Etymology Euchilichthys: From the Greek, eu, meaning good, cheilos, meaning lip, and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the papillate, well-developed lips. In honour of the Belgian-British zoologist George Albert Boulenger.
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Size 97mm or 3.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Kasai River, central Africa.
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 American Museum Novitates No. 723, pp3, Fig. 3.
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Last Update 2013 Jan 30 18:00 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:40)