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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Gnathonemus

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4 species (see list below)

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Photo by Mertens, P.

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

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Gnathonemus barbatus
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Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Gnathonemus echidnorhynchus
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 36 cm SL
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]
4 Species of Family Mormyridae with Genus Gnathonemus
(Elephantfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1967 Gnathonemus barbatus Africa 15.8 SL
1924 Gnathonemus echidnorhynchus Africa 11 SL
1888 Gnathonemus longibarbis Longnose stonebasher Africa 36 SL
1862 Gnathonemus petersii Elephantnose fish Africa 35 SL



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