Bryconaethiops boulengeri Pellegrin, 1900
Bryconaethiops boulengeri
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Alestidae (African tetras)
Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater,
Distribution:  Africa: Congo River basin in Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 74421) and Zambia (Ref. 52959). Type locality in Ogowe is questionable as no other specimens are known from Ogowe drainage (Ref. 74421); considered a strictly Congo basin species in Ref. 80290. Reports from Lake Tanganyika (Ref. 4967) and Malagarasi (Ref. 36901, 93960) need confirmation.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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