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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Pollimyrus

(See list of species below)



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18 species (see list below)

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Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL
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 5.1 cm TL

 
Pollimyrus guttatus
[]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Africa
Max. Length 9 cm SL
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 9.4 cm SL

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

 
Pollimyrus marianne
[]

Photo by FAO

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

Photo by FAO
 
Pollimyrus nigricans
[Dark stonebasher]

Photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

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

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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
[]
18 Species of Family Mormyridae with Genus Pollimyrus
(Elephantfishes)
Sort by: Species Length Year
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1866 Pollimyrus adspersus Africa 8.6 SL
1913 Pollimyrus brevis Africa 6 TL
1911 Pollimyrus castelnaui Dwarf stonebasher Africa 7 SL
1936 Pollimyrus guttatus Africa 5.1 TL
1847 Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Africa 9 SL
1934 Pollimyrus maculipinnis Africa 5.7 SL
1879 Pollimyrus marchei Africa 9.4 SL
2003 Pollimyrus marianne Africa 7.3 SL
1906 Pollimyrus nigricans Dark stonebasher Africa 10 SL
1899 Pollimyrus nigripinnis Africa 11 TL
1937 Pollimyrus pedunculatus Africa 8 TL
1898 Pollimyrus petherici Africa 20 TL
1954 Pollimyrus petricolus Africa 11 SL
1898 Pollimyrus plagiostoma Africa 17 TL
1899 Pollimyrus pulverulentus Africa 10 TL
1972 Pollimyrus schreyeni Africa 7.6 SL
1915 Pollimyrus stappersii Africa 7.4 TL
1902 Pollimyrus tumifrons Africa 11.2 TL



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