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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Cyphomyrus

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Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Cyphomyrus aelsbroecki
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Max. Length 12.4 cm SL

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

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Cyphomyrus discorhynchus
[Zambesi parrotfish]
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Max. Length 13.8 cm SL

 
Cyphomyrus lufirae
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Max. Length 19 cm SL

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

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Cyphomyrus psittacus
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Max. Length 26 cm TL

 
Cyphomyrus wilverthi
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cyphomyrus aelsbroecki Africa 8.6 TL 1945
Cyphomyrus cubangoensis Africa 12.4 SL 1936
Cyphomyrus discorhynchus Zambesi parrotfish Africa 31 SL 1852
Cyphomyrus lufirae Africa 13.8 SL 2020
Cyphomyrus macrops Africa 19 SL 1909
Cyphomyrus psittacus Africa 30 TL 1897
Cyphomyrus wilverthi Africa 26 TL 1898



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