Species Details : Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829

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Accepted scientific name:
Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Polypterus senegalus  Cuvier, 1829
Synonyms:
Polypterus arnaudi Duméril, 1870 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus arnaudi Duméril, 1870
Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870
Polypterus bichir (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Polypterus bichir
Polypterus delhezi (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Polypterus delhezi
Polypterus lapradei (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Polypterus lapradei
Polypterus senagalus Cuvier, 1829 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus senagalus Cuvier, 1829
Polypterus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus senegalensis Steindachner, 1870
Polypterus senegallus Cuvier, 1829 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus senegallus Cuvier, 1829
Polypterus senegalus meridionalis Poll, 1941 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus senegalus meridionalis Poll, 1941
Polypterus senegalus senegalus Cuvier, 1829 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Polypterus senegalus senegalus Cuvier, 1829
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Agada Agada - Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Akata Akata - Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Kambanioka Kambanioka - Kasenyi Click here to show the literature
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Keskia Keskia - Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Sajigɛ Sadjiguè - Burkina Faso: Hauts-bassins de la Volta. Click here to show the literature
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Otel Otel Alur Mahagi-Port Click here to show the literature
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Otell Otell Alur Uganda Click here to show the literature
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Abshir Abshir Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Abshire Abshire Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Bichir Bichir Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Dabib el hut Dabib el hut Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Emsir Emsir Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Bichir senegalský Bichir senegalsky Czech Czech Republic Click here to show the literature
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Senegal-bikir Senegal-bikir Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Bichir Bichir English Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Bichir Bichir English Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Bichir Bichir English Uganda Click here to show the literature
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Gray bichir Gray bichir English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Gray bichir Gray bichir English USA Click here to show the literature
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Sail-fin Sail-fin English Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Sénégal bichir Senegal bichir English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Senegali hulkuim Senegali hulkuim Estonian Estonia Click here to show the literature
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Adeke Adeke Ewe Ghana: Anloga and Avuto Click here to show the literature
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Alideka Alideka Ewe Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Dégé Dege Ewe Togo: Lome Click here to show the literature
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Deka Deka Ewe Ghana: Battor Click here to show the literature
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Viherniilinhauki Viherniilinhauki Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Senegal-Flösselhecht Senegal-Floesselhecht German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Mtonta Mtonta Gungu Uganda Click here to show the literature
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Gwando Gwando Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Sanmeki Sanmeki Irish Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Gong kakarte Gong kakarte Karagas Chad: Eré and Kim (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Gong kekerte Gong kekerte Karagas Chad: Djoumané and Kolobo (Ref. 52867). Click here to show the literature
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Jeyei Jeyei Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Keskla Keskla Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Kutenkellie Kutenkellie Krio Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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塞內加爾多鰭魚 Sai nei jia er duo ci yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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塞内加尔多鳍鱼 Sai nei jia er duo qi yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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梅里多鰭魚 Mei li duo ci yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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梅里多鳍鱼 Mei li duo qi yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Sayo Sayo Mandinka Gambia Click here to show the literature
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Jeyei Jeyei Mende (Sierra Leone) Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Kuilwaafo Kuilwaafo Mossi Burkina Faso: Hauts-bassins de la Volta. Click here to show the literature
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Agwer Agwer Northeastern Dinka Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Ding Ding Northeastern Dinka Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Juath Juath Nuer Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Kusakpa Kusakpa Nupe-Nupe-Tako Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Wielopletwiec senegalski Wielopletwiec senegalski Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Otwel Otwel Shilluk Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Nagir Nagir Turkana Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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Nagiri Nagiri Turkana Kenya: Lake Turkana Click here to show the literature
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Kutenkellie Kutenkellie West-Central Limba Sierra Leone Click here to show the literature
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Khâb Khab Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Khabé Khabe Wolof Senegal Click here to show the literature
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Sannka Sannka Wolof Gambia Click here to show the literature
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Adagba Adagba Yoruba Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Gbaranga Gbaranga Zande (individual language) Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Kuku Kuku Zande (individual language) Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Polypteriformes FishBase
Family Polypteridae FishBase
Genus Polypterus FishBase
Distribution: Africa: subspecies Polypterus senegalus senegalus known from West Africa, in Senegal, Gambia, Niger, Volta and Chad basins (Ref. 2835, 3188, 81263), up to Nile River basin (Ref. 2835, 3188) and lakes Turkana (Ref. 3188) and Albert (Ref. 41590, 48922, 48960); subspecies Polypterus senegalus meridionalis known from middle and upper Congo River basin (Ref. 2835, 3188, 4910, 45434).
Environment: Freshwater
Additional data: Type locality: 'Senegal' (Ref. 42855).
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 2014-05-19
Source database: FishBase, Feb 2018   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds). (2020). FishBase (version Feb 2018). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2020-04-16 Beta (Roskov Y.; Ower G.; Orrell T.; Nicolson D.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.M.; Bourgoin T.; DeWalt R.E.; Decock W.; Nieukerken E. van; Penev L.; 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=5024
Conversion date: 2020-04-17 05:24:33