Mormyrus rume proboscirostris

The Mormyrus rume proboscirostris lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 5.0 environment.

juvenile Mormyrus rume proboscirostris, an African freshwater weakly electric fish, used their active electrosense in group cohesion. Data also indicated that sight and mechano-reception could play a synergistic role in controlling this behaviour. More

Common names

Sosha in Chokwe
象鼻長頜魚 in Mandarin Chinese
象鼻长颌鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Mormyridae
Genus : Mormyrus
Species : Mormyrus rume proboscirostris
Authority : Boulenger, 1898