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Polypterus weeksii

(Polypterus weeksii)

Description

Polypterus weeksii, the mottled bichir, is a fish in the family Polypteridae found in the central basin of the Congo River. It grows to about 54 cm in head-to-tail length.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Polypteriformes
Family:Polypteridae
Genus:Polypterus
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