Pollimyrus brevis (Boulenger, 1913)
Pollimyrus brevis
photo by Mertens, P.

Family:  Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Africa: Ubangi and Uélé (middle Congo River basin) in Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 1880, 45441). Also reported from the Canhicuna River (Chiumbe River tributary, Kasai drainage, middle Congo River basin) in Angola (Ref. 11970).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 19-19; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 25-25
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 18.06.94
Modified by: Boden, Gert - 28.06.02

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