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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.
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Distribution Africa: Lower Congo River basin.

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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 Unreported in the aquarium. In nature, 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)