Citharinus macrolepis Boulenger, 1899
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Family:  Citharinidae (Lutefishes)
Max. size:  75 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  Africa: widespread in the Congo River basin, from the (marine) lower Congo (Ref. 1878, 42510) up to Lake Upemba (Ref. 2970), in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo and Central African Republic. Absent from the Luapula-Moero and southern Kasa├» (Ref. 2970). Reports from the Chiloango basin (Ref. 1878, 4913) unconfirmed.
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Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 21.06.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 26.08.09

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