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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 Status Least Concern
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References 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)