Other identification tools | FishBase

Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Campylomormyrus

(See list of species below)



Select Class:     Select Order:   
Select Family: Subfamily:     Select Genus:

Select Ocean (marine/brackish) or Continent (freshwater):
Select a country:
Only include species occuring above: m

Total number of spines in dorsal and anal fins (optional).      Enter total length (TL) and maximum body depth (BD)

Show family drawings / Hide family drawings



15 species in
(see list below)
Export file

1 of 1 Jump to:



15 species

Sort by: Species Length Year
1 of 1 Jump to:
Export file
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Campylomormyrus alces Africa 36 TL 1920
Campylomormyrus bredoi Africa 37 TL 1945
Campylomormyrus cassaicus Africa 20 TL 1967
Campylomormyrus christyi Africa 37.5 TL 1920
Campylomormyrus compressirostris Africa 19 TL 1924
Campylomormyrus curvirostris Africa 40.5 TL 1898
Campylomormyrus elephas Africa 40 TL 1898
Campylomormyrus luapulaensis Africa 22 TL 1937
Campylomormyrus mirus Africa 47 TL 1898
Campylomormyrus numenius Africa 65 TL 1898
Campylomormyrus orycteropus Africa 32 TL 1982
Campylomormyrus phantasticus Africa 37 TL 1927
Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus Africa 22 TL 1898
Campylomormyrus tamandua Wormjawed mormyrid Africa 43 SL 1864
Campylomormyrus tshokwe Africa 29.5 TL 1967



Other identification tools in FishBase


Quick Identification
Identification keys
Identification by morphometrics
Identification by pictures:
          If you already know the Family, go to Search FishBase, select Family and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the family.

          If you already know the Country, go to
Search FishBase, select Country and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the country.

          If you already know the Ecosystem, go to
Search FishBase, select Ecosystem and click on 'Identification by pictures' to display all available pictures in FishBase for the ecosystem.
cfm script by eagbayani, 30.11.04, ,  php script by cmilitante, 05/11/2010 ,  last modified by cmilitante, 14/03/2013