agak susah juga ya membedakan, soalnya jarang ditemuin di kios ikan. Nih ada, tapi pakai bahasa Inggris.
Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri
Scientific name: Polypterus endlicheri endlicheri
Common name(s): Saddled bichir, Red bichir
Origin: Nigeria, Lake Chad, White Nile
Max reported size (TL): 750mm (30")
Description: Irregular vertical bands are present along the sides of the fish, which do not extend fully onto the ventral surface, which is a uniform whitish-yellow colour. Black spots are present on the head, body and caudal fin. Prominent lower jaw is longer than the upper jaw. 11-15 dorsal finlets.
Polypterus endlicheri congicus
Scientific name: Polypterus endlicheri congicus
Common name(s): Congo bichir
Origin: Congo basin, Lake Tanganyika
Max reported size (TL): 970mm (39")
Description: Colour can be yellowish-brown to grey. There are several dark vertical bands. Black spots are often present on the head region. The lower jaw is more prominent, extending beyond the upper jaw. Dorsal spines extend forward to the rear of the pectoral fins.