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Scientific Name Phenacogrammus aurantiacus  (Pellegrin, 1930)
Common Name Golden Congo Tetra
Type Locality Sangha River, tributary of Congo River, Republic of the Congo.
Etymology Phenacogrammus: Greek, phenax, -akos = deceptive + Greek, gramma = letter, signal 
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Size 100mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo.
African Waters, Congo (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Kouilou (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Gabon Waters, Ogowe (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 Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 55 (no. 3), pp 206.
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Last Update 2024 Mar 12 13:28 (species record created: 2014 May 13 15:57)