Species details : Protopterus annectens (Owen, 1839)

Accepted scientific name:
Protopterus annectens (Owen, 1839) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Protopterus annectens  (Owen, 1839)
Synonyms:
Lepidosiren annectens Owen, 1839 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lepidosiren annectens Owen, 1839
Lepidosiren tobal Castelnau, 1855 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Lepidosiren tobal Castelnau, 1855
Protopterus anguilliformis Owen, 1841 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Protopterus anguilliformis Owen, 1841
Protopterus annectans (Owen, 1839) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Protopterus annectans (Owen, 1839)
Protopterus annectens annectens (Owen, 1839) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Protopterus annectens annectens (Owen, 1839)
Protopterus annectens brieni Poll, 1961 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Protopterus annectens brieni Poll, 1961
Protopterus rhinocryptis Gray, 1850 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Protopterus rhinocryptis Gray, 1850
Rhinocryptis amphibia (non Peters, 1844) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Rhinocryptis amphibia (non Peters, 1844)
Rhinocryptis annectens (Owen, 1839) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Rhinocryptis annectens (Owen, 1839)
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Bilieï - - Chad(Lower logone: Katoa) Click here to show the literature
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Bilzé - - Chad(Lower Logone: Kabalgué and Hollom) Click here to show the literature
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Boïnao - - Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Mbourao) Click here to show the literature
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Bonao - - Cameroon(Bénoué) Click here to show the literature
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Ikana - - Zimbabwe(Middle Zambezi) Click here to show the literature
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Kone - - Zimbabwe(Buzi River and Lower Save/Runde Rivers) Click here to show the literature
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Kwono - - Mali(Diafarabé) Click here to show the literature
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Mboïnadji - - Cameroon(Mayo Kebbi: Maroua) Click here to show the literature
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Mboïnao - - Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Mbourao) Click here to show the literature
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- - Burkina Faso Click here to show the literature
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Momo - - Burkina Faso Click here to show the literature
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Nsompo - - Mweru Click here to show the literature
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Sina - - Mali Click here to show the literature
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Um koro - - Sudan(Darfur Province) Click here to show the literature
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Longvis - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Maoundé - Bambara Mali Click here to show the literature
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Wõndo - Bambara Mali(Ségou) Click here to show the literature
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Nsompo - Bemba Zambia(Bangweuru or Chambeshi) Click here to show the literature
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Moko - Bissa Burkina Faso Click here to show the literature
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Uron'dô - Boor Chad(Middle Chari: Damraou) Click here to show the literature
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Sohalgayigo - Bua Chad(Middle Chari: Baranga) Click here to show the literature
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Sohéla - Bua Chad(Middle Chari: Damtar) Click here to show the literature
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Tulamkoya - Buduma Chad(delta du Chari) Click here to show the literature
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Gbokoso - Busa Nigeria(Kainji area) Click here to show the literature
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Bahník africký - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Bahník západoafrický - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Vestafrikansk lungefisk - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Djid - Day Chad(Bilé) Click here to show the literature
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African lungfish - English Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Lungfish - English Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Lungfish - English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Lungfish - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Lungfish - English Zimbabwe Click here to show the literature
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Mudfish - English Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Southern lungfish - English Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Tana lungfish - English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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West African lungfish - English USA Click here to show the literature
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Age - Ewe Ghana(Battor) Click here to show the literature
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Ahe - Ewe Ghana(Anloga and Avuto) Click here to show the literature
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Afrikankeuhkokala - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Turun' - Gadang Chad(Middle Chari: Madjoum) Click here to show the literature
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Furman'gô - Gambai Chad(Middle Logone: Béli) Click here to show the literature
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Grumagüi - Gambai Chad(Middle Logone: Boumou) Click here to show the literature
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Grumangwa - Gambai Chad(Middle Logone: Gabri Ngolo) Click here to show the literature
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Gurman'güi - Gambai Chad(Middle Logone: Rôman) Click here to show the literature
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Kandjikur - Gambai Chad(Middle Logone: Boroye, Békir, Béjal) Click here to show the literature
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Koussou - Gambai Chad(Moundou) Click here to show the literature
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Kurmadji - Gambai Chad(Middle Logone: Boumou) Click here to show the literature
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Kuri - Gbaya-Bossangoa Bossangoa Click here to show the literature
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Afrikanischer Lungenfisch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Westafrikanischer Lungenfisch - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Tonzi - Giryama Kenya(Lower Tana River.) Click here to show the literature
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Badami - Hausa Cameroon(Bénoué) Click here to show the literature
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Barko - Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Bôda - Hausa Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Léré) Click here to show the literature
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Bodami - Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Gaiwa - Hausa Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Gaiwa - Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Gaiwa chi jikinki - Hausa Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Gôda - Hausa Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Léré) Click here to show the literature
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Juala - Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Kifi ntabo - Hausa Cameroon(Bénoué) Click here to show the literature
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Mai mama - Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ebii - Igbo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Abiyeseni - Ijo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ebeshene - Ijo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ebiesieni - Ijo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Woodo Wondo Jula Burkina Faso(Hauts-bassins de la Volta.) Click here to show the literature
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Nkwi - Kaba Chad(Bahr Salamat: Kyabé) Click here to show the literature
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Lô an'di - Kabalai Chad(Middle Logone: Draï Ngolo) Click here to show the literature
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Buningel - Kanembu Chad(delta du Chari) Click here to show the literature
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Tulamkuyaya - Kanembu Chad(delta du Chari) Click here to show the literature
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Bénin'gal - Kanuri Chad(Delta and Lower Chari River) Click here to show the literature
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Bunyi n'gel - Kanuri Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Teilegei - Kera Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Folmeye) Click here to show the literature
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Adjulom - Kibet Chad(region of Am Timan) Click here to show the literature
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Élé - Kim Chad(Middle Logone: Eré and Kim) Click here to show the literature
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Éli - Kim Chad(Middle Logone: Djoumane) Click here to show the literature
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Élin'g - Kim Chad(Middle Logone: Djoumane) Click here to show the literature
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Aléwa - Kotoko Chad(Lower Logone: Zina) Click here to show the literature
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Galam - Kotoko Chad(Bas Chari: Goulfeï; Lower Logone: Kousseri, Kabé, ) Click here to show the literature
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Gelam - Kotoko Chad(Afadé) Click here to show the literature
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Kala - Kotoko Chad(Lower Logone: Hollom) Click here to show the literature
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Kalam - Kotoko Chad(Bas Chari: Goulfeï; Lower Logone: Kousseri, Kabé, ) Click here to show the literature
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Kerdé - Kotoko Chad(Lower Logone: Mazéra) Click here to show the literature
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Afak - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Bopr - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Hemei - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Kutha - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Ndorgoe - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Tupu-nyei - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Vomgboi - Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Geji - Laru Nigeria(Kainji area) Click here to show the literature
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Yenshi - Lopa Nigeria(Kainji area) Click here to show the literature
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布氏非洲肺魚 Bu shih fei jhou fei yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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布氏非洲肺鱼 Bu shi fei zhou fei yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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非洲肺魚 Fei jhou fei yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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非洲肺鱼 Fei zhou fei yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Cambona - Mandinka Gambia Click here to show the literature
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Oseïm' - Masana Chad(Bodourr) Click here to show the literature
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Osweïn' - Masana Chad(Middle Logone: Bodourr) Click here to show the literature
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Soïta - Masana Chad(Middle Logone) Click here to show the literature
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Fuhon' - Miltu Chad(Middle Chari: Bilé and Miltou) Click here to show the literature
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Kuru - Miltu Chad(Middle Chari: Bilé) Click here to show the literature
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Déolgho - Mòoré Burkina Faso Click here to show the literature
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Reoolgo Reologo Mòoré Burkina Faso(Hauts-bassins de la Volta.) Click here to show the literature
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Morvîîni - Mundang Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Fouli Yacobo, Tréné, Pont de Pala, Lér) Click here to show the literature
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Abölzé - Musgu Chad(Mogroum) Click here to show the literature
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Hiyem - Musgu Chad(Lower Logone) Click here to show the literature
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Mukedum - Musgu Chad(Lower Logone: Katoa) Click here to show the literature
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Séla - Niellim Chad(Middle Chari: Digangali, Bilé, Damtar, Niou and Yo) Click here to show the literature
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Shéla - Niellim Chad(Middle Chari: Digangali, Bilé, Damtar, Niou and Yo) Click here to show the literature
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Sîla - Niellim Chad(Middle Chari: Digangali, Bilé, Damtar, Niou and Yo) Click here to show the literature
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Edan - Nupe Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Dowe - Nyanja Malawi(Lower Shire River Valley) Click here to show the literature
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Mamba - Pokomo Kenya(Lower Tana River.) Click here to show the literature
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Prapletwiec brunatny a. skrzelec - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Hichino - Reshe Nigeria(Kainji area) Click here to show the literature
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Buryi protopter - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Kuru - Sarua Chad(Middle Chari: Bongolti and Bilé) Click here to show the literature
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Dóe - Sena Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Kambale mamba - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Mamba - Swahili (individual language) Kenya(Lower Tana River.) Click here to show the literature
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Slamfisk - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Sésol - Tunya Chad(Middle Chari: Baïnaka) Click here to show the literature
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Tifohör - Tupuri Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Tikem) Click here to show the literature
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Tiföré - Tupuri Chad(Mayo Kebbi: Fianga) Click here to show the literature
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Touba - Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Kuta - Yoruba Nigeria(Ogun River) Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Sarcopterygii FishBase
Order Lepidosireniformes FishBase
Family Protopteridae FishBase
Genus Protopterus FishBase
Distribution: Africa: The subspecies Protopterus annectens annectens is known from the large Sahelian basins, Comoé River, Bandama River and some basins of Sierra Leone and Guinea (Ref. 2834, 81261); this includes Senegal, Niger, Gambia, Volta and Chad basins, with also the temporary tributaries of Chari River in western Sudan (Ref. 3498). The subspecies Protopterus annectens brieni is known from the upper Congo River basin (Ref. 40587), Lake Rukwa drainage (Ref. 40587), coastal plain of Mozambique from the lower Zambezi to the Incomati, extending up to middle Zambezi Valley (Ref. 52193), and Okavango basin (Ref. 3498).
Lifezones: Freshwater
Additional data: In Paulson 1865.
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2018). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=2384
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:2a65c7f8-c365-11e4-869f-239583ce8323:col20150401