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Scientific Name Schilbe nyongensis  (De Vos, 1981)
Common Name
Type Locality Nyong River, above falls at 12 kilometers southeast of Eseka, Cameroon, 3°34'N, 10°47'E.
Synonym(s) Eutropius nyongensis
Pronunciation skill bee
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Size 131mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification .
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Distribution Africa: known only from the type locality, 12 km southeast of Eseka, river Nyong, Cameroon.

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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 Zoologique Africaine v. 95 (no. 4), pp 968, Fig. 4.
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Last Update 2014 Aug 24 03:51 (species record created: 2014 Jul 06 04:53)