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|Scientific Name||Gymnallabes nops Roberts & Stewart, 1976|
|Common Name||Blind Eel Catfish|
|Type Locality||Lower Congo River, near Tadi, Democratic Republic of Congo, 5°14'S, 13°56'E.|
|Etymology||Gymnallabes: From the Greek, gymnos, meaning hidden and allabes, the name of a Nilotic fish (a kind of lamprey); in reference to the shape and nature of the fish.|
|Size||57mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Unpaired fins continuous, paired fins reduced or absent.|
|Sexing||In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.|
|Distribution||Africa: Lower Congo.
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Vulnerable|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 147 (no. 6), pp 277, Pls. 7 (fig. e), 8 (fig. a).|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 09 05:34 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:37)|