Chelaethiops congicus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)
Chelaethiops congicus
photo by de Vos, L.

Family:  Danionidae (), subfamily: Chedrinae
Max. size:  11 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic,
Distribution:  Africa: widespread in the Congo River basin, from the lower Congo (Ref. 42510) up to the Lufira (Ref. 2970) and Lake Mweru (Ref. 45616). Also in the Lake Tanganyika basin (Ref. 2801, 4967), including the Malagarazi (Ref. 98755).
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 May 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 29.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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