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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Marcusenius

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Marcusenius abadii Africa 40 TL 1901
Marcusenius altisambesi Africa 19.5 SL 2007
Marcusenius angolensis Africa 13.5 TL 1905
Marcusenius annamariae Africa 25.5 SL 1939
Marcusenius bentleyi Africa 27 TL 1897
Marcusenius brucii Africa 33 SL 1910
Marcusenius caudisquamatus Africa 25.5 SL 2014
Marcusenius cuangoanus Africa 11.4 TL 1967
Marcusenius cyprinoides Africa 33 SL 1758
Marcusenius deboensis Africa 25 TL 1954
Marcusenius desertus Africa 20.7 SL 2016
Marcusenius devosi Africa 121 SL 2007
Marcusenius dundoensis Africa 12.3 SL 1967
Marcusenius friteli Africa 13.5 TL 1904
Marcusenius furcidens Africa 32 SL 1920
Marcusenius fuscus Africa 19.9 SL 1901
Marcusenius ghesquierei Africa 10.9 SL 1945
Marcusenius gracilis Africa 22.1 SL 2013
Marcusenius greshoffii Africa 10.8 TL 1891
Marcusenius intermedius Africa 13.6 SL 1924
Marcusenius kainjii Africa 30 TL 1974
Marcusenius kaninginii Africa 15.0 SL 2016
Marcusenius krameri Africa 19.7 SL 2014
Marcusenius kutuensis Africa 19.5 SL 1899
Marcusenius leopoldianus Africa 27 TL 1899
Marcusenius livingstonii Africa 30 SL 1899
Marcusenius lucombesi Africa 12.1 SL 2014
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Africa 32 TL 1852
Marcusenius macrophthalmus Africa 12.5 SL 1924
Marcusenius mento Africa 26 SL 1890
Marcusenius meronai Africa 18.7 SL 1990
Marcusenius monteiri Monteiri's bulldog Africa 45 TL 1873
Marcusenius moorii Africa 21.4 SL 1867
Marcusenius multisquamatus Africa 20.2 SL 2013
Marcusenius ntemensis Africa 25.5 SL 1927
Marcusenius nyasensis Africa 30 SL 1933
Marcusenius pongolensis Africa 1934
Marcusenius rheni Africa 20.8 TL 1936
Marcusenius sanagaensis Africa 16.8 SL 1997
Marcusenius schilthuisiae Africa 14.8 SL 1899
Marcusenius senegalensis Africa 32.1 SL 1870
Marcusenius stanleyanus Africa 21 TL 1897
Marcusenius thomasi Africa 20 SL 1916
Marcusenius ussheri Africa 30.5 SL 1867
Marcusenius victoriae Victoria stonebasher Africa 26 TL 1929



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