Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Polynemidae > Polydactylus > Polydactylus quadrifilis

Polydactylus quadrifilis (Threadfin; Spanish; Giant African threadfin; Big Captain)

Synonyms: Polynemus quadrifilis; Trichidion quadrifilis
Language: Creole, Portuguese; Danish; Fang; Fon Gbe; French; Galoa; German; Mandarin Chinese; Mandinka; Nkomi; Other; Pila; Polish; Portuguese; Russian; Spanish; Susu; Swedish; Unknown; Wolof

Wikipedia Abstract

Giant African threadfin (Polydactylus quadrifilis) is a fish species in the family Polynemidae.
View Wikipedia Record: Polydactylus quadrifilis

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap


Sphyraena afra (Guinean barracuda)[2]


Parasitized by 
Philometra beninensis <Unverified Name>[3]


Africa-Inland Waters; Angola; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Southeast; Benguela Current; Benin; Cameroon; Canary Current; Cape Verde; Congo, Republic of; Côte d'Ivoire; Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Congo. Reported from Mauritania (Ref. 55783).; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mauritania; Nigeria; Sanaga; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo; Ébrié Lagoon;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Lawson, E.O. and A.U. Olagundoye, 2011. Growth patterns, diet composition and sex ratios in giant african threadfin, Polydactylus quadrifilis from ologe lagoon, Lagos, Nigeria. Int. J. Agric. Biol., 13: 559–564
2Comparative analysis of trophic structure and interactions of two tropical lagoons, M.C. Villanueva, P. Lalèyè, J.-J. Albaret, R. Laë, L. Tito de Morais and J. Moreau, Ecological Modelling, Vol. 197, Issues 3-4 , 25 August 2006, P. 461-477
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License