Vreven, E.J. 2004. â€˜Aethiomastacembelus shiloangoensis, a new spiny-eel from the Shiloango River basin, Africa (Synbranchiformes: Mastacembelidae)’.
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Abstract :  Abstract: Aethiomastacembelus shiloangoensis, new species, from the Shiloango River basin (Democratic Republic of Congo) is distinguished from all other African Mastacembelidae by the following unique combination of characters: 24-26+1 dorsal spines; no preorbital or preopercular spines; origin of soft part of dorsal fin situated anterior to origin of soft part of anal fin; origin of first dorsal spine situated just behind posterior edge of pectoral fin; and a colour pattern characterised by a series of mediodorsally situated dark brown to black spots on body, tail and proximal parts of dorsal and anal fins.
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