Marcusenius moorii (Günther, 1867)
photo by Mertens, P.

Family:  Mormyridae (Elephantfishes)
Max. size:  21.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: Ogowe and Kouilou-Niari Rivers in Gabon and Republic of Congo (Ref. 27691) and the Chiloango (Ref. 42034, 120641). Also widespread in the Congo River basin, from the lower Congo basin (Ref. 1878) up to the Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245), in Cameroon (Ref. 1878, 46233), Republic of Congo (Ref. 1878, 53209), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 1878, 11970, 41585, 41580, 45441, 106245, 106290) and Angola (Ref. 11970, 120641).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 21-23; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 27-29
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.06.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 04.07.05
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 18.01.99

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