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Scientific Name Schilbe tumbanus  (Pellegrin, 1926)
Common Name
Type Locality Tumba Lake, Tondu, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Synonym(s) Eutropius tumbanus
Pronunciation skill bee
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Size 295mm or 11.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification .
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Distribution Africa: Congo 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 Revue de Zoologie Africaine v. 14 (no. 2), pp 203.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 02:56 (species record created: 2014 Jul 06 04:51)