Samiksha Jaiswal

Polypterus bichir

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Polypterus
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Subclass  Chondrostei
Family  Polypteridae
Scientific name  Polypterus bichir
Higher classification  Polypterus
Order  Bichir
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Similar  Bichir, Polypterus lapradei, Barred bichir, Polypterus ornatipinnis, Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri

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Polypterus bichir, the Nile bichir, is a fish which lives in the Nile and some of its tributaries in Africa. It is a dark grayish color on the top, with a dark vertical marking and bands on the flank. This marking is more prominent on juveniles, and fades as the fish grows.

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Polypterus bichir Wikipedia


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