Hippopotamyrus castor Pappenheim, 1906
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Family:  Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Max. size:  26 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Africa: Sanaga and Lokoundje Rivers in Cameroon. Also known from the Cross River, Nigeria. Similar to Hippopotamyrus pictus and Hippopotamyrus paugyi.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 17.03.92
Modified by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 19.02.97
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 26.08.94

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