Glass Knife Fish

The Glass Knife Fish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 7.0, dH range: 2 - 15 environment.

The Glass Knife Fish has a peaceful shy demeanor, it does best if kept in the company of its peers. Coming up with common names for aquarium fish can be difficult at times. More

The glass knife fish, popular in home aquariums, has been the subject of study by two University of California researchers. They have concluded that this unusual looking fish has such a complex nervous system that it is basically a computer with fins. More

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Common names

Aavekala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Alabong in Saramaccan
Anguila in Spanish (español)
Bloblo in Creole, French
Bloblo in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Booboo in Djuka
Chucho in Spanish (español)
Glasknivfisk in Danish (dansk)
Glasmesserfisch in German (Deutsch)
Glass Knife Fish in English
Glass knifefish in English
green knifefish in English
Grön knivfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Grøn Elektroål in Danish (dansk)
Grüner Messerfisch in German (Deutsch)
Juova-aavekala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kachipag in Palicur
Logo logo in Creole, English
Logo logo in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Mayupa in Spanish (español)
Oumétpëcnatou in Wayana
Peixe-espada in Portuguese (Português)
Poisson sabe in Creole, French
Poisson sabe in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Ratón in Spanish (español)
Sawanapa in Oyampi
señorita in Spanish (español)
Sïdioï in Galibi
Stonbakoe alabong in Creole, English
Stonbakoe alabong in Creoles and Pidgins, English
Tuvira in Portuguese (Português)
Zelenaya nozhetelka in Russian (русский язык)
青色埃氏电鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
青色埃氏電鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Sternopygidae
Genus : Eigenmannia
Species : Eigenmannia virescens
Authority : Valenciennes, 1836