Bichir

Bichir

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The bichirs are a family, Polypteridae, of archaic-looking ray-finned fishes, the sole family in the order Polypteriformes.All species occur in freshwater habitats in tropical Africa and the Nile River system, mainly swampy, shallow floodplains and estuaries.Bichirs are elongated fish with a distinctive series of up to fifteen dorsal finlets, instead of a single dorsal fin. Each of these finlets has a sharp spine. The body is covered in thick, bonelike, ganoid scales.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136632241
  • 9786136632247