Cat-eLog Right Arrow Amphiliidae Right Arrow Doumeinae Right Arrow Phractura

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Scientific Name Phractura brevicauda  Boulenger, 1911
Common Name
Type Locality Tributary of Lobi River, southwest of Efulen, southern Cameroon.
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 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Lobi and Kribi Rivers (Cameroon), Ogowe and Kouilou basin (Gabon), and Lower Congo River.
IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Catalogue of the fresh-water fishes of Africa v. 2, pp 502, Fig. 374
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Last Update 2013 Sep 04 11:21 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:30)