The barred bichir, armoured bichir, or banded bichir is an elongated fish found in the Congo River, specifically in the upper and middle portions. This species is one of the more commonly available to the aquarium hobbyist.
- Scientific name: Polypterus delhezi
- Origin: Congo River, Africa
- Lifespan: 15+ years
- Max size: 16 inches
- Food: Live feeders, frozen, flake
- Shipping Size: Approx. 3 inches