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Scientific Name Doumea sanaga  Skelton, 2007
Common Name
Type Locality Mbal River, at Mbal, Sanaga River system, 5°37'N, 14°03'E, Cameroon.
Etymology In reference to the Sanaga River.
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Size 80mm or 3.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Dark brown above light cream below, flanks light brown, cream lateral linehead with dark stripe before the eyes with light patches above, 5 or 6 light patches along the back, dark brown patches above pelvic fin bases.Fins with brown rays and dark distal band, outer rays of caudal brown.
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Distribution Western Africa: upper reaches of the Sanaga River, Cameroon.
African Waters, Cameroon waters, Sanaga (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unknown
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa No. 1578. The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 20 17:32 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:19)