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Scientific Name Phractura bovei  (Perugia, 1892)
Common Name
Type Locality Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Pronunciation frak TWO rah
Etymology Phractura: From the Greek phraktos, meaning fenced in and oura, meaning tail; in reference to the bony plates enclosing the slender caudal peduncle. 
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Size 110mm or 4.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Lower Congo River.
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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (Serie 2) v. 10, pp 972 [6], Figs.
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Last Update 2013 Sep 03 18:31 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:29)