The Knifefish lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

True to their name, the Knifefish have a long, tapered, and laterally compressed body shape. This along with a continually moving fin on their underside, likens them to a household knife. More

The ghost knifefishes are a family, Apteronotidae, of ray-finned fishes in the order Gymnotiformes. These fish can be found in the freshwater of Panama and South America. More

Knifefish, African Kenomystus nigri 8" 75-80 OK with fish of similar size; adults can be kept with large fish; once adapted hardy and long lived; provide hiding spots; most active at night; quarrelsome among themselves; feed frozen foods More

The Gymnotidae or Knifefish family also inhabits the fresh waters of South America. These fish are similar in body shape to those of the sub-family Apteronotinae and also possess a weak electric organ. Banded Knifefish Gymnotus carapo SYN : Gymnotuscarapos, G. More

You will find that your knifefish is most active at night. Bottom to middle swimmers You will see your knifefish swimming in the middle or at the bottom of your aquarium. More

The Royal Clown Knifefish or Royal Featherback is native to the Mekong River Basin in Asia. These are striking fish with unique body shapeMore>> 1 Product(s) Starting at $59. More

shedd imageThe Nile knifefish, the only species in the family Gymnarchidae, resembles an electric eel with its dowdy coloring and long, tapering body. Both fishes have specialized organs that generate electric fields. More

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All knifefish eat smaller fish, snails and crustaceans; must be kept with larger species that match their growth rate. Most species are territorial and aggressive towards it More

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part—indicate that knifefishes are much older than 10 million years. Physical characteristics The Gymnotiformes constitute a group of rather specialized fishes. More

The Black Ghost Knifefish is a member of the Apteronotidae family and the speckled knifefish group. It is considered a true bony fish. When properly cared for, the Black Ghost Knifefish can reach an impressive 20 inches. More

surroundings, the Black Ghost Knifefish can become incredibly tame and trusting to the point of being hand-held. It does well with other, larger species of a peaceful nature, but may be aggressive towards those of similar or smaller size. More

True to their name, the Knifefish have a long, tapered, and laterally compressed ... * Knifefish (www.petco. More

Knifefish, African Butterflyfish, Arapaimas, Arowanas, Featherfin Knives, Mormyrids, New World Knifefishes, Knifefishes, /The Conscientious Aquarist, /A Diversity of Aquatic Life The Bony-Tongue Fishes called Arowanas, Arapaima & Featherback Knifefishes In Aquariums More

Common names

Cuchillo in Spanish (español)
Knifefish in English
Madre de barbudo in Spanish (español)
spotted knifefish in English
花斑裸背电鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
花斑裸背电鳗 in Unknown
花斑裸背電鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
花斑裸背電鰻 in Unknown

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Gymnotidae
Genus : Gymnotus
Species : Gymnotus maculosus
Authority : Albert & Miller, 1995