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|Scientific Name||Hemichromis elongatus (Guichenot, 1861)|
|Common Names||Five Star General
Banded Jewel Cichlid, Fünfpunkt-Hemichromis (Germany)
|Etymology||Hemichromis: Greek, hemis = half + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch|
|Size||150mm or 5.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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)|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|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)|