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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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niloticus, Sudis Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) 1829:328 [Le R├Ęgne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Nile River. Presumed holotype: ZMB 3935. •Valid as Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Daget 1984:57 [ref. 6170], Lévêque et al. 1989:114 [ref. 26480], Paugy & Bénech 1989:299 [ref. 26478], Paugy in Lévêque et al. 1990:114 [ref. 21589], Lundberg & Chernoff 1992:2 [ref. 25493], Poll & Gosse 1995:97 [ref. 24781], Seegers et al. 2003:28 [ref. 28087], Dankwa et al. 1999:13 [ref. 28023], Neumann et al. 2016:303 [ref. 35036], Fricke et al. 2018:28 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Heterotis niloticus (Cuvier 1829). Arapaimidae. Distribution: Africa: Nile River and West Africa. Introduced in Madagascar. Habitat: freshwater.