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Scientific Name Chrysichthys walkeri  Günther, 1899
Common Name
Type Locality Prah River, Ghana.
Pronunciation cry sick thiss
Etymology Chrysichthys: From the Greek chrysos, meaning golden and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the golden-yellow color (of the type species, C. auratus). 
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Size 170mm or 6.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Ghana to Cabinda, Angola.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3), pp 720, Fig. 3 Les Poissins Des Hauts-Bassins De La Volta-Roman-1966.
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Last Update 2014 Nov 09 12:44 (species record created: 2014 Nov 09 09:15)