Marcusenius schilthuisiae

The Marcusenius schilthuisiae lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.0, dH range: 5 - 15 environment.

The Marcusenius Schilthuisiae Species It’s also called trunkfish or in some cases elephant trunkfish. Their origin is Central Congo and their maximum size is 10cm (4 inches). Their body is a silver/brown with a dull tubercle and some dark bands. More

Marcusenius schilthuisiae, Marcusenius senegalensis gracilis, Marcusenius senegalensis pfaffi, Marcusenius senegalensis senegalensis, Marcusenius stanleyanus, Marcusenius thomasi, Marcusenius ussheri, Marcusenius victoriae, Marcusenius abadii, Marcusenius annamariae, Marcusenius bentleyi, Marcusenius brucii, Marcusenius cuangoanus, Marcusenius cyprinoides, Marcusenius deboensis, Marcusenius dundoensis, Marcusenius More

Marcusenius Schilthuisiae species have silvery-brownish bodies, which include dark bands and dull tubercle, which differs from the G. Petersi species. The G. species have a stretched out chin. The behavior of these fish is comparable to the G. More

Common names

Pikkunorsukala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Pikkunuijakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Rypoun modrý in Czech (česky)
Schilthuis Nilhecht in German (Deutsch)
Schilthuis' Nilhecht in German (Deutsch)
希尔异吻象鼻鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
希爾異吻象鼻魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Mormyridae
Genus : Marcusenius
Species : Marcusenius schilthuisiae
Authority : Boulenger, 1899