Elephant fish

Elephant Fish often have green eyes, like the other chimaera species and deep-water sharks. When they are caught and hauled to the surface they have yet to react to the surface light and are still a startling metallic green. More

REMARKS: The Long-nosed elephant fish has an electrical organ which it uses to find its food. Its brain size to body weight ratio is higher than that of humans. Unlike man, its cerebellum is larger than its front brain. More

The elephant fish is rather unusual. A large fleshy cartilaginous trunk protrudes from the snout and together with large wing-like pectoral fins combine to give a rather grotesque deformed appearance. The first dorsal fin has a large sharp folding spine. More

Elephant fish are actually a form of shark and have cartilaginous skeletons. Their most distinguishing feature is a large snout which has a fleshy lobe with a flap hanging down in front of the mouth. More

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Those who haven't seen an elephant fish in the flesh before will wonder what how such a ‘mish-mash' of body parts managed to survive the evolutionary process. More

ImageDid you know that Elephant fish can live in excess of 20 years of age? Or that this species spends most of its life in the deep waters near the continental shelf? Learn more about one of Victoria’s popular marine target fish species in the latest edition of More

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Elephant fish have a cartilaginous structure and are classified scientifically along with sharks and rays. For reasons unknown, they have only become a common catch in Westernport at that time of the year, only within the last decade. More

Whilst there is no management plan for elephant fish, in 2008 a New Zealand National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks was developed. More

Elephant Fish are a sought after species for their great fight and superb eating qualities. More

Elephant fish are found in the southern parts of Australia. They are not a very pretty fish with a long nose and a flap on the end. More

The Elephant fish is a unique animal that lives most of its life in very deep water ranging in depth from 120-1400 meters. During summer and early autumn this species moves into shallow coastal bays to breed. More

reproduction of the Elephant fish and is based on current research conducted by Fisheries Victoria. More

Since the Long-nosed elephant fish has very poor vision, it uses the trunk or proboscis to locate its food. Elephant-nose fish are depicted in ancient Egyptian tombs dating from around 2500 BC. Always use a good water conditioner for this sensitive species. More

The Elephant Fish is also known as Elephant shark, ghost shark, reperepe and whitefish. The Elephant fish has a silvery white to greyish metallic body colour. An Elephant Fish viewed from above has a disorderly pattern of brown bloches and bands. More

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Elephant fish (Callorhinchus milii) are named for their distinctive lobed, trunk-like snout, but although named for it, its use is still highly debated. More

Common names

紋首矮長頜魚 in Mandarin Chinese
纹首矮长颌鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Mormyridae
Genus : Pollimyrus
Species : Pollimyrus isidori isidori
Authority : Valenciennes, 1847