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cranchii, Pimelodus Leach [W. E.] in Tuckey 1818:409 [A general notice of the animals taken by Mr. John Cranch; ref. 5023] Lower Congo River, Democratic Republic of Congo. Holotype (unique): BMNH 2005.5.17.4. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Amarginops cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Mo 1991:153 [ref. 19952]). •Valid as Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818) -- (Risch 1986:16 [ref. 6190], Burgess 1989:67 [ref. 12860], Poll & Gosse 1995:42 [ref. 24781], Ferraris 2007:156 [ref. 29155], Skelton 2019:234 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Chrysichthys cranchii (Leach 1818). Claroteidae: Claroteinae. Distribution: Southwestern Africa: Congo-Lualaba River system, Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola. Habitat: freshwater.