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Scientific Name Parauchenoglanis zebratus  Sithole, Musschoot, Huyghe, Chakona & Vreven, 2023
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Type Locality Mukuleshi River, below Mukwiza Falls, about 12 km from Malemba Village and about 100 km westnorthwest of Kolwezi, Lualaba River drainage, Katanga Province, DRC, 10°20'25.4"S, 24°35'50.6"E.
Etymology Parauchenoglanis: The Greek prefix para means near; in reference to the resemblance to Auchenoglanis. 
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Identification In all Parauchenoglanis the small eyes are not covered by a transparent skin (having a free border). The first dorsal spine is small, the second large and strong followed by seven branched fin rays (rarely eight). Pectoral fin with one spine and 7-8 branched rays, pelvic fin with six rays (of which five are branched), anal fin with 6-10 branched rays. Edge of caudal is straight or rounded.
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African Waters, Congo, Upper Congo, Lualaba (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Feeding In nature, preys on insect larvae, crustaceans, and small fishes - not a fussy eater in the aquarium and will eat most foods. User data.
Breeding Unreported in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of Fish Biology v. 102 (no. 6), pp 14, Figs. 2a, 8, 9.
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Last Update 2023 Aug 18 02:31 (species record created: 2023 Apr 15 07:35)