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Marbled Bichir
Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Polypteriformes »  family Polypteridae - bichirs »  genus Polypterus

Other names

= Shortfin bichir

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Polypterus palmas buettikoferi Steindachner, 1891 - Buettikofer's bichir
subspecies Polypterus palmas palmas Ayres, 1850 - Shortfin bichir
subspecies Polypterus palmas polli Gosse, 1988 - Poll's bichir

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