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Scientific Name Platyallabes tihoni  (Poll, 1944)
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Type Locality Kinshasa [Leopoldville], Democratic Republic of Congo.
Synonym(s) Gymnallabes tihoni
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Size 528mm or 20.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Unpaired fins continuous, head very broad, paired fins well developed.

Color is blackish olve-grey, noticeably lighter and sometimes pink on the belly. The caudal fin is light red in color.
Sexing In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.
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Distribution Africa: Pool Malebo (Stanley-Pool).
African Waters, Congo, Lower Congo, Pool Malebo (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines v. 38 (no. 1), p 79.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:34 (species record created: 2008 Jun 01 04:38)