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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.
IUCN Red List Category Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2006.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1899 (pt 3), pp 720, Fig. 3.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 04:12 (species record created: 2014 Nov 09 09:15)