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species

African Arowana
Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Osteoglossiformes »  family Arapaimidae - bonytongues

Scientific synonyms

Clupisudis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)
Heterotis adansoni Valenciennes, 1847
Heterotis adansonii (Cuvier, 1829)
Heterotis ehrenbergii Valenciennes, 1847
Heterotis nilotica (Cuvier, 1829)
Sudis adansonii Cuvier, 1829
Sudis nilotica Cuvier, 1829
Sudis niloticus Cuvier, 1829
Sudis niloticus Rüppell, 1829

Other names

= African Bonytongue
= Bony Tongue
= Heterotis
= No Name

IUCN category:Least Concern
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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/30718]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2388]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [182580]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 2. Nozdratí (Sarcopterygii), paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii) /mnohoploutví (Polypteriformes) – bezostní (Clupeiformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 64 pp. [as Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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