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Scientific Name Chrysichthys stappersii  Boulenger, 1917
Common Name
Type Locality Kilewa Bay, Lake Tanganyika, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Synonym(s) Amarginops stappersi, Bathybagrus stappersi
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 450mm or 17.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution
African Waters, Western Rift Valley Lakes, Tanganyika (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 20 (no. 119), pp 366.
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Last Update 2016 May 30 13:02 (species record created: 2016 May 30 11:35)