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Polypterus ornatipinnis (Ornate bichir)

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Polypterus ornatipinnis, the ornate bichir, is a bony fish found in Lake Tanganyika and the Congo River basin in Central and East Africa.
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Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Congo River basin (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Cameroon) (Ref. 3188); Lake Rukwa drainage (Ref. 27292) and Lake Tanganyika (Ref. 4537, Ref. 36901).; Angola; Burundi; Cameroon; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Congo, Republic of; Ethiopian; Lake Rukwa Basin; Lake Tanganyika; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Zaïre;

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