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Scientific Name Schilbe zairensis  De Vos, 1995
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Type Locality Lemfu, Inkisi River, lower Congo River Basin, Democratic Republic of Congo, about 5°18'S, 15°13'E.
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Size 111mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification .
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Distribution Africa: Lower Congo River basin.

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Breeding Oviparous, eggs are unguarded. For many species reproduction takes place during the rainy season.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annales du Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Série Sciences Zoologiques v. 271, pp 285, Fig. 201.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 24 03:50 (species record created: 2014 Jul 06 04:50)