Scientific name: Polypterus katangae (Poll, 1941)
Synonyms: Polypterus bichir katangae
Common name(s): None
Origin: Central Africa (Katanga region)
Max reported size (TL): 460mm (18")
Description: Olive-grey dorsal surface and whitish ventral surface.
Lower jaw longer than upper jaw. 12-14 dorsal spines present.
Comments: There is a strong possibility that this species is synonymous with P. (endlicheri) congicus, as it
occurs within the range of that species, and cannot be differentiated from it by meristic characters.