Apteronotus leptorhynchus

The brown ghost knifefish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus, is a species of weakly electric knifefish in the family Apteronotidae.

The Apteronotus leptorhynchus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Apteronotus leptorhynchus (Ellis in Eigenmann, 1912) Taxonomic Serial No. More

Brown ghost knifefish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus, are a species of weakly electric fish that produce a continuous electric organ discharge (EOD) that is used in navigation, prey capture and communication. More

the Electric Fish Apteronotus leptorhynchus J Chem Neuroanat 4: 1-38. More

Apteronotus leptorhynchus on Fish Mapper TSN 640246 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Apteronotus leptorhynchus potential movie is shown at 1/4000 the actual EOD rate; A. albifrons is slowed to 1/5000 actual rate; and Eigenmannia is slowed by 1/1500. More

Apteronotus leptorhynchus (Eigenmann) was modeled for a single phase (head-positive). As in previous studies (Rasnow et al. More

the weakly electric fish Apteronotus leptorhynchus has been determined. The deduced amino acid sequence is ~88% identical to other vertebrate NR1 proteins, with sequence homology extending to the alternatively spliced cassettes N1 and C1. More

Common names

Cuchillo in Spanish (español)
Samettiveitsikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
小吻翎电鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
小吻翎電鰻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Apteronotidae
Genus : Apteronotus
Species : Apteronotus leptorhynchus
Authority : Ellis, 1912