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Scientific Name Phractura longicauda  Boulenger, 1903
Common Name
Type Locality Kribi River, 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 77mm or 3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: coastal rivers of south Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Congo River basin.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, 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 Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 12 (no. 70) (art. 42), pp 439
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Last Update 2013 Sep 05 20:48 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:35)