Brienomyrus hopkinsi

The Brienomyrus hopkinsi lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Brienomyrus hopkinsi is a species of freshwater electric fish. It was discovered in the Ivindo River in Gabon, in Western Africa by Dr. Carl D. Hopkins of Cornell University. It lives in a tropical climate. More

Brienomyrus hopkinsi from the Ivindo River in Gabon (Photo: C. Hopkins). The current projects include: (1) Temporal coding in the electrosensory system of mormyrid electric fish and its role in species recognition; (2) behavioral mechanisms of passive electrolocation. More

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Common names

Rypoun Hopkinsův in Czech (česky)

Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Mormyridae
Genus : Brienomyrus
Species : Brienomyrus hopkinsi
Authority : Taverne & Thys van denAudenaerde, 1985