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Marbled Lungfish
Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel, 1851

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Sarcopterygii »  order Lepidosireniformes »  family Protopteridae - African lungfishes »  genus Protopterus - African Lungfishes

Other names

= Leopard Lungfish

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Bagrus docmak (Forsskål, 1775) - Cat-fish

Related glossary terms

living fossil

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Protopterus aethiopicus aethiopicus Heckel, 1851
subspecies Protopterus aethiopicus congicus Poll, 1961

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8734]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/21938]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel, 1851]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [182574]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel, 1851]
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 Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel, 1851]
Data retrieved on: 5 June 2013

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