Sternarchorhynchus gnomus

The Sternarchorhynchus gnomus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.6 - 7.6 environment.

Sternarchorhynchus gnomus, a new species of electric knifefish from the Lower Rio Caroni, Venezuela (Gymnotiformes: Apteronotidae) Pp. 1 More

The new fish, which has been named Sternarchorhynchus gnomus, has recently been described by Donald Taphorn and Carlos de Santana in the journal Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters. The species is the smallest known member of the Sternarchorhynchus genus and was discovered in Venezuela's lower Rio Caroni drainage. More

Sternarchorhynchus gnomus, making it imperative that the conservation status of these and other potential Caroní endemics be assessed. Pseudancistrus reus is the first species of Pseudancistrus sensu stricto from the Orinoco. More

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Apteronotidae
Genus : Sternarchorhynchus
Species : Sternarchorhynchus gnomus
Authority : de Santana & Taphorn,2006