Marbled lungfish

The marbled lungfish is smooth, elongated, and cylindrical with deeply embedded scales.

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by the common names Marbled Lungfish and African Lungfish. Most of the other species of lungfish, although still interesting and worthwhile to keep, are relatively drab looking when compared to this species. More

The marbled lungfish, Protopterus aethiopicus, a recent introduction into Lake Baringo, Kenya is now an important commercial species there. Because little is known about its behaviour, we used ultrasonic telemetry to investigate its movements and use of habitat as part of a broader biological study. More

The marbled lungfish, Protopterus aethiopicus, is a lungfish of the family Protopteridae. Protopterus aethiopicus has the largest known genome of any animal on Earth. More

Marbled lungfish growth rates in Lake Baringo, Kenya, estimated by markrecapture Export Find Similar = by: R. Dunbrack, J. M. Green, C. M. MlewaJournal of Fish Biology, Vol. 68, No. 2. (February 2006), pp. 443-449. More

the marbled lungfish, Protopterus aethiopicus Heckel, in Lake Baringo, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology, 42: 338-345. More

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Order : Lepidosireniformes
Family : Protopteridae
Genus : Protopterus
Species : Protopterus aethiopicus
Authority : Heckel, 1851