Schilbe banguelensis (Boulenger, 1911)
Golden barbel
photo by RMCA

 Family:  Schilbeidae (Schilbid catfishes)
 Max. size:  59 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Africa: Lake Mweru system, Luapula River, Lake Bangwelu system and Chambezi River (upper Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo and Zambia (Ref. 43912).
 Biology:  Oviparous, eggs are unguarded (Ref. 205).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.04.94
 Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.03.07
 Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 10.05.94

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