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Scientific Name Phractura stiassny  Skelton, 2007
Common Name
Type Locality Nyanga River, where street crosses river in Tchibanga, Nyanga River system, 3°00'S, 11°00'E, Gabon.
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 115mm or 4.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: known from a single specimen collected from the Nyanga River, Tchibanga in Gabon.

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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 Zootaxa No. 1578, pp 65, Fig. 12
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Last Update 2013 Sep 05 20:49 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 05:36)