SELECT DISTINCT SPECIES.Genus AS ResultField1, SPECIES.Species AS ResultField2, SPECIES.Author AS ResultField3, SPECIES.FBname AS ResultField4, SPECIES.FamCode AS ResultField5, SPECIES.SpecCode AS ID_Field, SPECIES.Length AS ResultField6, SPECIES.LTypeMaxM AS ResultField7, SPECIES.LengthFemale AS ResultField20, SPECIES.LTypeMaxF AS ResultField21, synonyms.year, FAMILIES.CommonName, FAMILIES.Family FROM (SPECIES LEFT JOIN synonyms ON SPECIES.SpecCode = synonyms.SpecCode) INNER JOIN FAMILIES ON SPECIES.FamCode = FAMILIES.FamCode WHERE (FAMILIES.FamCode =SPECIES.FamCode) AND (synonyms.valid <> 0) And ((FAMILIES.FamCode)=552) ORDER BY species.genus, species.species Fish Identification
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Family: Protopteridae African lungfishes



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Africa
Max. Length 200 cm TL
Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel, 1851

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Protopterus aethiopicus
[Marbled lungfish]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 44.3 cm TL
Protopterus amphibius (Peters, 1844)

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Protopterus amphibius
[Gilled lungfish]

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Africa
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Protopterus annectens (Owen, 1839)

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Protopterus annectens
[West African lungfish]

Photo by Bekins, R.

Africa
Max. Length 130 cm TL
Protopterus dolloi Boulenger, 1900

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Protopterus dolloi
[Slender lungfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Protopterus aethiopicus Marbled lungfish Africa 200 TL 1851
Protopterus amphibius Gilled lungfish Africa 44.3 TL 1844
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Africa 100 TL 1839
Protopterus dolloi Slender lungfish Africa 130 TL 1900



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