All FishesCichlidaePseudocrenilabrinaeHemichromis

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Scientific Name Hemichromis elongatus  (Guichenot, 1861)
Common Names Five Star General
Banded Jewel Cichlid, Fünfpunkt-Hemichromis (Germany)
Type Locality Gabon.
Etymology Hemichromis: Greek, hemis = half + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch 
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Size 150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Cameroon to the Republic of Congo, the entire Congo River, Okavango and Zambesi system and the Cuanza River. Also reported from west Africa (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Togo, Benin, Nigeria).
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Zambesi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Okavango (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Cuanza (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
Temperature 23.0-25.0°C or 73.4-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference for 1858], pp 257, Pl. 22 (fig. 3) [Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 10.
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Last Update 2017 Sep 11 03:09 (species record created: 2010 Dec 17 06:51)