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Scientific Name Atopochilus christyi  Boulenger, 1920
Common Name
Type Locality Stanley [Boyoma] Falls and Ituri River at Avakubi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Etymology Atopochilus: From the Greek atopos, meaning strange, and cheilos, meaning lip; in reference to the unusual oral morphology. 
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Size 95mm or 3.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Congo basin.
African Waters, Congo (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 in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Annales du Musée du Congo Belge Sér. C (Zoologie) (Sér. 1) v. 2 (fasc. 4), pp33, Fig. 17.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 27 12:42 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 03:27)