Chrysichthys macropterus Boulenger, 1920
photo by Mertens, P.

Family:  Claroteidae (Claroteid catfishes), subfamily: Claroteinae
Max. size:  28.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Africa: Congo River system (Ref. 55984). Reported from the Lomami and Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245) and Kasai drainage in Angola (Ref. 11970).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 14.04.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Boden, Gert - 17.03.08

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