Chrysichthys turkana

The Chrysichthys turkana lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Chrysichthys turkana Hardman, 2008 - add this species to your "My Cats" page. Common Name(s) None Type Locality 2 miles northeast of Ferguson spit, Lake Turkana, Kenya, depth 30 metes. More

The new species is named Chrysichthys turkana after the lake, and can be distinguished from congeners by the number of gill rakers on the first gill arch, the shapes of the tooth plates, mouth and postcleithral process, as well as measurements about the eye. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Claroteidae
Genus : Chrysichthys
Species : Chrysichthys turkana
Authority : Hardman, 2008