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Polypterus ansorgii

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Contents of this page belong to www.fishlookup.com Polypterus ansorgii[2], commonly called Guinean Bichir, is a bony fish that lives off of the coast of West Africa.

P. ansorgii is greenish-brown to black in color and has large, dark spots and blotches on its flank. On mature specimens, the bottom jaw may protrude very slightly. It is similar to some other species of fish and may be confused.[1]