Scientific name: Polypterus teugelsi (Britz, 2004)
Synonyms: Polypterus sp. "Cameroon"
Common name(s): None
Origin: Cameroon, Upper Cross River
Max reported size (SL): 415mm (16")
Description: The colouraton is different to all other Polypterus, comprising a network of black markings
on the upper surface of the body, black pectoral fins and an orange ventral surface. 7-9 dorsal finlets.
Comments: This recently described species resembles P. retropinnis and also the P. palmas complex. Apart from
colouration, P. teugelsi differs from P. retropinnis in a number of other diagnostic characters, mostly related
to its more elongate body.