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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 »  genus Heterotis

Scientific synonyms

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

Other names

= African Bonytongue
= Bony Tongue
= Heterotis
= No Name

Least Concern

Images

Heterotis niloticus - African Arowana

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Heterotis niloticus - African Arowana

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Heterotis niloticus - African Arowana

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2388]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
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
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [182580]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier, 1829)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
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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