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Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes



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Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 41.3 cm SL
Boulengeromyrus knoepffleri Taverne & Géry, 1968

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Boulengeromyrus knoepffleri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm TL

 
Brevimyrus niger
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Brienomyrus adustus
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill, 1862)

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Brienomyrus brachyistius
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Brienomyrus longianalis (Boulenger, 1901)

Photo by RMCA
 
Brienomyrus longianalis
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Campylomormyrus alces (Boulenger, 1920)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Campylomormyrus alces
[]

Photo by Feulner, F.

Africa
Max. Length 37 cm TL
Campylomormyrus bredoi (Poll, 1945)

Photo by Feulner, F.
 
Campylomormyrus bredoi
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Campylomormyrus cassaicus (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Campylomormyrus cassaicus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 37.5 cm TL
Campylomormyrus christyi (Boulenger, 1920)

Photo by RMCA
 
Campylomormyrus christyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm TL

 
Campylomormyrus compressirostris
[]

Photo by Feulner, F.

Africa
Max. Length 40.5 cm TL
Campylomormyrus curvirostris (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Feulner, F.
 
Campylomormyrus curvirostris
[]

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.

Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Campylomormyrus elephas (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Germeau, G./ Doumont, Y.
 
Campylomormyrus elephas
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Campylomormyrus luapulaensis (David & Poll, 1937)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Campylomormyrus luapulaensis
[]

Photo by Feulner, F.

Africa
Max. Length 47 cm TL
Campylomormyrus mirus (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Feulner, F.
 
Campylomormyrus mirus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 65 cm TL
Campylomormyrus numenius (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Campylomormyrus numenius
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 32 cm TL

 
Campylomormyrus orycteropus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 37 cm TL

 
Campylomormyrus phantasticus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus (Boulenger, 1898)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Campylomormyrus tamandua (Günther, 1864)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Campylomormyrus tamandua
[Wormjawed mormyrid]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 29.5 cm TL
Campylomormyrus tshokwe (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Campylomormyrus tshokwe
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL

 
Cryptomyrus ogoouensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm SL

 
Cryptomyrus ona
[]

Photo by Seegers, L.

Africa
Max. Length 31 cm SL
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Seegers, L.
 
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus
[Zambesi parrotfish]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Genyomyrus donnyi Boulenger, 1898

Photo by RMCA
 
Genyomyrus donnyi
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 15.8 cm SL
Gnathonemus barbatus Poll, 1967

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Gnathonemus barbatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Gnathonemus echidnorhynchus
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm TL
Gnathonemus longibarbis (Hilgendorf, 1888)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Gnathonemus longibarbis
[Longnose stonebasher]

Photo by Moreau, J.

Africa
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Gnathonemus petersii (Günther, 1862)

Photo by Moreau, J.
 
Gnathonemus petersii
[Elephantnose fish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Heteromormyrus pauciradiatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii (Boulenger, 1905)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii
[Slender stonebasher]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus castor
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Hippopotamyrus grahami (Norman, 1928)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Hippopotamyrus grahami
[Graham's stonebasher]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus harringtoni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus longilateralis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus macrops
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus macroterops
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Hippopotamyrus paugyi Lévêque & Bigorne, 1985

Photo by MNHN
 
Hippopotamyrus paugyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus pictus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Hippopotamyrus psittacus (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hippopotamyrus psittacus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus szaboi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus weeksii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus wilverthi
[]

Photo by KMFRI

Africa
Max. Length 51 cm SL
Hyperopisus bebe (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by KMFRI
 
Hyperopisus bebe
[]

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 28.7 cm SL
Isichthys henryi Gill, 1863

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Isichthys henryi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.1 cm SL

 
Ivindomyrus marchei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27.4 cm SL

 
Ivindomyrus opdenboschi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Marcusenius abadii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius altisambesi
[]

Photo by Germeau, G.

Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Marcusenius angolensis (Boulenger, 1905)

Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Marcusenius angolensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius annamariae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Marcusenius bentleyi
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Marcusenius brucii (Boulenger, 1910)

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Marcusenius brucii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius caudisquamatus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL
Marcusenius cuangoanus (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius cuangoanus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 33 cm SL

 
Marcusenius cyprinoides
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Marcusenius deboensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Marcusenius desertus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 121 cm SL

 
Marcusenius devosi
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Marcusenius dundoensis (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius dundoensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Marcusenius friteli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Marcusenius furcidens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.9 cm SL

 
Marcusenius fuscus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Marcusenius ghesquierei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Marcusenius gracilis
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm TL
Marcusenius greshoffii (Schilthuis, 1891)

Photo by RMCA
 
Marcusenius greshoffii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Marcusenius intermedius
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Marcusenius kainjii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Marcusenius kaninginii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

 
Marcusenius krameri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius kutuensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Marcusenius leopoldianus
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Marcusenius livingstonii (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by FAO
 
Marcusenius livingstonii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.1 cm SL

 
Marcusenius lucombesi
[]

Photo by Gratwicke, B.

Africa
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Marcusenius macrolepidotus
[Bulldog]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius macrophthalmus
[]

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Marcusenius mento (Boulenger, 1890)

Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Marcusenius mento
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Marcusenius meronai
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Marcusenius monteiri
[Monteiri's bulldog]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL
Marcusenius moorii (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius moorii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Marcusenius multisquamatus
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL
Marcusenius ntemensis (Pellegrin, 1927)

Photo by MNHN
 
Marcusenius ntemensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Marcusenius nyasensis (Worthington, 1933)

Photo by FAO
 
Marcusenius nyasensis
[]

Photo by Palmer, R.

Africa

Marcusenius pongolensis (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Marcusenius pongolensis
[]

Photo by FAO

Africa
Max. Length 20.8 cm TL
Marcusenius rheni (Fowler, 1936)

Photo by FAO
 
Marcusenius rheni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Marcusenius sanagaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Marcusenius schilthuisiae
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 32.1 cm SL
Marcusenius senegalensis (Steindachner, 1870)

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Marcusenius senegalensis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Marcusenius stanleyanus (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius stanleyanus
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Marcusenius thomasi (Boulenger, 1916)

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Marcusenius thomasi
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL
Marcusenius ussheri (Günther, 1867)

Photo by RMCA
 
Marcusenius ussheri
[]

Photo by KMFRI

Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Marcusenius victoriae (Worthington, 1929)

Photo by KMFRI
 
Marcusenius victoriae
[Victoria stonebasher]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Mormyrops anguilloides
[Cornish jack]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 22 cm TL
Mormyrops attenuatus Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Mormyrops attenuatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 28 cm TL

 
Mormyrops batesianus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Mormyrops boulengeri
[]

Photo by Wakeford, R.C.

Africa
Max. Length 65 cm SL
Mormyrops breviceps Steindachner, 1894

Photo by Wakeford, R.C.
 
Mormyrops breviceps
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 46 cm SL

 
Mormyrops caballus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 35.5 cm SL

 
Mormyrops citernii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Mormyrops curtus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 43 cm SL

 
Mormyrops curviceps
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.5 cm TL

 
Mormyrops engystoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 31.5 cm TL

 
Mormyrops furcidens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.2 cm TL

 
Mormyrops intermedius
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Mormyrops lineolatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Mormyrops mariae
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 41 cm TL

 
Mormyrops masuianus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL

 
Mormyrops microstoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 34 cm TL

 
Mormyrops nigricans
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Mormyrops oudoti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL

 
Mormyrops parvus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 63 cm TL

 
Mormyrops sirenoides
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Mormyrops zanclirostris
[]

Photo by NMK

Africa
Max. Length 19 cm SL
Mormyrus bernhardi Pellegrin, 1926

Photo by NMK
 
Mormyrus bernhardi
[Bernhard's elephant-snout fish]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Mormyrus caballus Boulenger, 1898

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Mormyrus caballus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Mormyrus casalis
[]

Photo by JJPhoto

Africa
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Mormyrus caschive Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Mormyrus caschive
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Mormyrus cyaneus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.3 cm SL

 
Mormyrus felixi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 34.5 cm TL

 
Mormyrus goheeni
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm SL
Mormyrus hasselquistii Valenciennes, 1847

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Mormyrus hasselquistii
[Elephant snout]

Photo by NMK

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Mormyrus hildebrandti Peters, 1882

Photo by NMK
 
Mormyrus hildebrandti
[Hildebrandt's elephant-snout fish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Mormyrus iriodes
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Mormyrus kannume Forsskål, 1775

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Mormyrus kannume
[Elephant-snout fish]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 50 cm TL
Mormyrus lacerda Castelnau, 1861

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Mormyrus lacerda
[Western bottlenose mormyrid]

Photo by KMFRI

Africa
Max. Length 75 cm SL
Mormyrus longirostris Peters, 1852

Photo by KMFRI
 
Mormyrus longirostris
[Eastern bottlenose mormyrid]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 42 cm TL

 
Mormyrus macrocephalus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Mormyrus macrophthalmus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 46 cm TL

 
Mormyrus niloticus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 29 cm TL

 
Mormyrus ovis
[]

Photo by AquaNet

Mormyrus rume rume
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Mormyrus rume Valenciennes, 1847

Photo by AquaNet
 
Mormyrus rume
[Mormyrids]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 27.1 cm SL

 
Mormyrus subundulatus
[]

Photo by Wakeford, R.C.

Africa
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Mormyrus tapirus Pappenheim, 1905

Photo by Wakeford, R.C.
 
Mormyrus tapirus
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 33.2 cm SL
Mormyrus tenuirostris Peters, 1882

Photo by MNHN
 
Mormyrus tenuirostris
[Athi elephant-snout fish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 28 cm SL

 
Mormyrus thomasi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 24 cm TL

 
Myomyrus macrodon
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Myomyrus macrops
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 29.6 cm SL

 
Myomyrus pharao
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL

 
Paramormyrops batesii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.4 cm SL

 
Paramormyrops curvifrons
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 16.3 cm SL

 
Paramormyrops gabonensis
[]

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 15.6 cm SL
Paramormyrops hopkinsi (Taverne & Thys van den Audenaerde, 1985)

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Paramormyrops hopkinsi
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Paramormyrops jacksoni (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Paramormyrops jacksoni
[Ghost stonebasher]

Photo by Cutler, J.

Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm SL
Paramormyrops kingsleyae (Günther, 1896)

Photo by Cutler, J.
 
Paramormyrops kingsleyae
[]

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL
Paramormyrops longicaudatus (Taverne, Thys van den Audenaerde, Heymer & Géry, 1977)

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Paramormyrops longicaudatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 18.3 cm SL

 
Paramormyrops ntotom
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Paramormyrops retrodorsalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Paramormyrops sphekodes
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13.9 cm SL

 
Paramormyrops tavernei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus ansorgii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.0 cm

 
Petrocephalus arnegardi
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Petrocephalus balayi Sauvage, 1883

Photo by MNHN
 
Petrocephalus balayi
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Petrocephalus bane (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by MNHN
 
Petrocephalus bane
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus binotatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus boboto
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Petrocephalus bovei (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Petrocephalus bovei
[]

Photo by KMRD

East Africa
Max. Length 15 cm FL
Petrocephalus catostoma (Günther, 1866)

Photo by KMRD
 
Petrocephalus catostoma
[Churchill]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Petrocephalus christyi Boulenger, 1920

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Petrocephalus christyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus congicus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus cunganus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus degeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus frieli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus gliroides
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Petrocephalus grandoculis Boulenger, 1920

Photo by RMCA
 
Petrocephalus grandoculis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus haullevillii
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Petrocephalus hutereaui (Boulenger, 1913)

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Petrocephalus hutereaui
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus keatingii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus leo
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus levequei
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus longianalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus longicapitis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus magnitrunci
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus magnoculis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus mbossou
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Petrocephalus microphthalmus Pellegrin, 1909

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Petrocephalus microphthalmus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus odzalaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus okavangensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Petrocephalus pellegrini Poll, 1941

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Petrocephalus pellegrini
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus petersi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus pulsivertens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus sauvagii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus schoutedeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus similis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Petrocephalus simus Sauvage, 1879

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Petrocephalus simus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm TL
Petrocephalus soudanensis Bigorne & Paugy, 1990

Photo by RMCA
 
Petrocephalus soudanensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus squalostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus steindachneri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus stuhlmanni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus sullivani
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Petrocephalus tanensis Whitehead & Greenwood, 1959

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Petrocephalus tanensis
[Tana-churchill]

Photo by Palmer, R.

Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Petrocephalus tenuicauda (Steindachner, 1894)

Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Petrocephalus tenuicauda
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus valentini
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus wesselsi
[Southern Churchill]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus zakoni
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 9.8 cm TL
Pollimyrus adspersus (Günther, 1866)

Photo by RMCA
 
Pollimyrus adspersus
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Pollimyrus brevis (Boulenger, 1913)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Pollimyrus brevis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 7 cm SL
Pollimyrus castelnaui (Boulenger, 1911)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Pollimyrus castelnaui
[Dwarf stonebasher]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Pollimyrus cuandoensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Pollimyrus eburneensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.1 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus guttatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 10.3 cm TL
Pollimyrus isidori (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Pollimyrus isidori
[Elephant Fish]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Pollimyrus maculipinnis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Pollimyrus marianne
[]

Photo by Denis Tweddle/SAIAB

Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL
Pollimyrus nigricans (Boulenger, 1906)

Photo by Denis Tweddle/SAIAB
 
Pollimyrus nigricans
[Dark stonebasher]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Pollimyrus nigripinnis (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv
 
Pollimyrus nigripinnis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus pedunculatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus petherici
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Pollimyrus petricolus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus plagiostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus pulverulentus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.6 cm SL

 
Pollimyrus schreyeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.4 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus stappersii
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Pollimyrus tumifrons (Boulenger, 1902)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Pollimyrus tumifrons
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.2 cm SL

 
Stomatorhinus ater
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus corneti
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus fuliginosus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus humilior
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Stomatorhinus ivindoensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus kununguensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus microps
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus patrizii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Stomatorhinus polli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus polylepis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.7 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus puncticulatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.4 cm TL

 
Stomatorhinus schoutedeni
[]

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.

Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL
Stomatorhinus walkeri (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Hopkins, C.D.
 
Stomatorhinus walkeri
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Boulengeromyrus knoepffleri Africa 41.3 SL 1968
Brevimyrus niger Africa 15 TL 1866
Brienomyrus adustus Africa 10 TL 1936
Brienomyrus brachyistius Africa 20 TL 1862
Brienomyrus longianalis Africa 16 SL 1901
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
Cryptomyrus ogoouensis Africa 11.2 SL 2016
Cryptomyrus ona Africa 10.8 SL 2016
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Africa 31 SL 1852
Genyomyrus donnyi Africa 45 TL 1898
Gnathonemus barbatus Africa 15.8 SL 1967
Gnathonemus echidnorhynchus Africa 11 SL 1924
Gnathonemus longibarbis Longnose stonebasher Africa 36 TL 1888
Gnathonemus petersii Elephantnose fish Africa 35 SL 1862
Heteromormyrus pauciradiatus Africa 10 TL 1866
Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki Africa 8.6 TL 1945
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii Slender stonebasher Africa 15 SL 1905
Hippopotamyrus castor Africa 26 SL 1906
Hippopotamyrus grahami Graham's stonebasher Africa 25 SL 1928
Hippopotamyrus harringtoni Africa 30.5 SL 1905
Hippopotamyrus longilateralis Africa 17.2 SL 2010
Hippopotamyrus macrops Africa 19 SL 1909
Hippopotamyrus macroterops Africa 9.5 TL 1920
Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi Africa 18 TL 1910
Hippopotamyrus paugyi Africa 25 SL 1985
Hippopotamyrus pictus Africa 30 SL 1864
Hippopotamyrus psittacus Africa 30 TL 1897
Hippopotamyrus szaboi Africa 14.6 SL 2004
Hippopotamyrus weeksii Africa 14 TL 1902
Hippopotamyrus wilverthi Africa 26 TL 1898
Hyperopisus bebe Africa 51 SL 1803
Isichthys henryi Africa 28.7 SL 1863
Ivindomyrus marchei Africa 18.1 SL 1879
Ivindomyrus opdenboschi Africa 27.4 SL 1975
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
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Africa 150 TL 1758
Mormyrops attenuatus Africa 22 TL 1898
Mormyrops batesianus Africa 28 TL 1909
Mormyrops boulengeri Africa 25 TL 1900
Mormyrops breviceps Africa 65 SL 1894
Mormyrops caballus Africa 46 SL 1927
Mormyrops citernii Africa 35.5 SL 1912
Mormyrops curtus Africa 40 TL 1899
Mormyrops curviceps Africa 43 SL 1966
Mormyrops engystoma Africa 14.5 TL 1898
Mormyrops furcidens Africa 31.5 TL 1900
Mormyrops intermedius Africa 18.2 TL 1928
Mormyrops lineolatus Africa 40 TL 1898
Mormyrops mariae Africa 17 TL 1891
Mormyrops masuianus Africa 41 TL 1898
Mormyrops microstoma Africa 16.5 TL 1898
Mormyrops nigricans Africa 34 TL 1899
Mormyrops oudoti Africa 11.4 SL 1954
Mormyrops parvus Africa 16.5 TL 1899
Mormyrops sirenoides Africa 63 TL 1898
Mormyrops zanclirostris Africa 27 TL 1867
Mormyrus bernhardi Bernhard's elephant-snout fish Africa 19 SL 1926
Mormyrus caballus Africa 50 TL 1898
Mormyrus casalis Africa 22.1 SL 1922
Mormyrus caschive Africa 100 TL 1758
Mormyrus cyaneus Africa 26 TL 1976
Mormyrus felixi Africa 14.3 SL 1939
Mormyrus goheeni Africa 34.5 TL 1919
Mormyrus hasselquistii Elephant snout Africa 50 SL 1847
Mormyrus hildebrandti Hildebrandt's elephant-snout fish Africa 20 SL 1882
Mormyrus iriodes Africa 27 TL 1976
Mormyrus kannume Elephant-snout fish Africa 100 SL 1775
Mormyrus lacerda Western bottlenose mormyrid Africa 50 TL 1861
Mormyrus longirostris Eastern bottlenose mormyrid Africa 75 SL 1852
Mormyrus macrocephalus Africa 42 TL 1929
Mormyrus macrophthalmus Africa 30 SL 1866
Mormyrus niloticus Africa 46 TL 1801
Mormyrus ovis Africa 29 TL 1898
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyrus rume rume 100 SL 1847
Mormyrus subundulatus Africa 27.1 SL 1989
Mormyrus tapirus Africa 43 SL 1905
Mormyrus tenuirostris Athi elephant-snout fish Africa 33.2 SL 1882
Mormyrus thomasi Africa 28 SL 1938
Myomyrus macrodon Africa 24 TL 1898
Myomyrus macrops Africa 25 TL 1914
Myomyrus pharao Africa 29.6 SL 1967
Paramormyrops batesii Africa 15.2 TL 1906
Paramormyrops curvifrons Africa 14.4 SL 1977
Paramormyrops gabonensis Africa 16.3 SL 1977
Paramormyrops hopkinsi Africa 15.6 SL 1985
Paramormyrops jacksoni Ghost stonebasher Africa 5.2 TL 1967
Paramormyrops kingsleyae Africa 13.5 SL 1896
Paramormyrops longicaudatus Africa 23.8 SL 1977
Paramormyrops ntotom Africa 18.3 SL 2017
Paramormyrops retrodorsalis Africa 11.4 SL 1917
Paramormyrops sphekodes Africa 11.4 SL 1879
Paramormyrops tavernei Africa 13.9 SL 1972
Petrocephalus ansorgii Africa 14.1 SL 1903
Petrocephalus arnegardi Africa 9.0 2014
Petrocephalus balayi Africa 11 TL 1883
Petrocephalus bane Africa 20 SL 1803
Petrocephalus binotatus Africa 10 SL 1924
Petrocephalus boboto Africa 5.7 SL 2014
Petrocephalus bovei Africa 11.2 TL 1847
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill East Africa 15 FL 1866
Petrocephalus christyi Africa 7.7 TL 1920
Petrocephalus congicus Africa 9 TL 1937
Petrocephalus cunganus Africa 11 TL 1910
Petrocephalus degeni Africa 8.1 SL 1906
Petrocephalus frieli Africa 9.1 SL 2012
Petrocephalus gliroides Africa 15 SL 1897
Petrocephalus grandoculis Africa 9.5 TL 1920
Petrocephalus haullevillii Africa 7 TL 1912
Petrocephalus hutereaui Africa 6 TL 1913
Petrocephalus keatingii Africa 12 TL 1901
Petrocephalus leo Africa 7.9 SL 2016
Petrocephalus levequei Africa 13 SL 1990
Petrocephalus longianalis Africa 11.9 SL 2012
Petrocephalus longicapitis Africa 11 SL 2012
Petrocephalus magnitrunci Africa 8.9 SL 2012
Petrocephalus magnoculis Africa 10.9 SL 2012
Petrocephalus mbossou Africa 12.7 SL 2010
Petrocephalus microphthalmus Africa 5.2 TL 1909
Petrocephalus odzalaensis Africa 9.9 SL 2010
Petrocephalus okavangensis Africa 9.5 SL 2012
Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus Africa 9.7 TL 1990
Petrocephalus pellegrini Africa 9.1 SL 1941
Petrocephalus petersi Africa 7.3 SL 2012
Petrocephalus pulsivertens Africa 11.5 SL 2010
Petrocephalus sauvagii Africa 17.5 TL 1887
Petrocephalus schoutedeni Africa 5.6 TL 1954
Petrocephalus similis Africa 11.9 SL 2011
Petrocephalus simus Africa 12 TL 1879
Petrocephalus soudanensis Africa 10.8 TL 1990
Petrocephalus squalostoma Africa 12.2 SL 1915
Petrocephalus steindachneri Africa 6.6 SL 1958
Petrocephalus stuhlmanni Africa 7.9 SL 1909
Petrocephalus sullivani Africa 9.3 SL 2004
Petrocephalus tanensis Tana-churchill Africa 15.2 TL 1959
Petrocephalus tenuicauda Africa 11.3 SL 1894
Petrocephalus valentini Africa 7.7 SL 2010
Petrocephalus wesselsi Southern Churchill Africa 11.4 SL 2000
Petrocephalus zakoni Africa 8.6 SL 2010
Pollimyrus adspersus Africa 9.8 TL 1866
Pollimyrus brevis Africa 6 TL 1913
Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Africa 7 SL 1911
Pollimyrus cuandoensis Africa 6.5 SL 2013
Pollimyrus eburneensis Africa 7.7 SL 1991
Pollimyrus guttatus Africa 5.1 TL 1936
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Africa 10.3 TL 1847
Pollimyrus maculipinnis Africa 5.7 SL 1934
Pollimyrus marianne Africa 7.3 SL 2003
Pollimyrus nigricans Dark stonebasher Africa 10 SL 1906
Pollimyrus nigripinnis Africa 11 TL 1899
Pollimyrus pedunculatus Africa 8 TL 1937
Pollimyrus petherici Africa 20 TL 1898
Pollimyrus petricolus Africa 11 SL 1954
Pollimyrus plagiostoma Africa 17 TL 1898
Pollimyrus pulverulentus Africa 10 TL 1899
Pollimyrus schreyeni Africa 7.6 SL 1972
Pollimyrus stappersii Africa 7.4 TL 1915
Pollimyrus tumifrons Africa 11.2 TL 1902
Stomatorhinus ater Africa 9.2 SL 1924
Stomatorhinus corneti Africa 10 TL 1899
Stomatorhinus fuliginosus Africa 5 TL 1941
Stomatorhinus humilior Africa 8 TL 1899
Stomatorhinus ivindoensis Africa 5.6 SL 2005
Stomatorhinus kununguensis Africa 8.6 TL 1945
Stomatorhinus microps Africa 9 TL 1898
Stomatorhinus patrizii Africa 6 TL 1928
Stomatorhinus polli Africa 6.4 SL 1964
Stomatorhinus polylepis Africa 11 TL 1899
Stomatorhinus puncticulatus Africa 8.7 TL 1899
Stomatorhinus schoutedeni Africa 5.4 TL 1945
Stomatorhinus walkeri Africa 9 TL 1867



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