Chrysichthys hildae Bell-Cross, 1973
Hilda's grunter
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Family:  Claroteidae (Claroteid catfishes), subfamily: Claroteinae
Max. size:  11.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: lower reaches of Buzi River in Mozambique.
Biology:  Occurs in fast-flowing water over rocks with water ferns. Possibly an occasional subsistence catch (Ref. 7248).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 12.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.05.11
Checked by: Musschoot, Tobias - 04.05.11

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