Taxon profile


Endlicher's Bichir
Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1847

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

Scientific synonyms

Polypterus endlicheri Heckel, 1847


Polypterus endlicherii - Endlicher's Bichir

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Polypterus endlicherii congicus Boulenger, 1898 - Congo bichir
subspecies Polypterus endlicherii endlicherii Heckel, 1847 - Saddled bichir

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2385]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/21364]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
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 Polypterus endlicherii Heckel, 1846-49]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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