Polypterus senegalus meridionalis
Scientific name: Polypterus senegalus meridionalis (Poll, 1941)
Common name(s): None
Origin: Central Africa: Lualaba River and affluents in Katanga (Congo Dem Rep), Congo River down to Yangambi.
Max reported size (TL): 700mm (28")
Description: Uniform olive-grey colouration. 9-10 dorsal spines. Jaws appromiately equal length.
Comments: The designation of this separate subspecies is still in question - it may derive simply from a regional
variant of P. senegalus senegalus.