Taxon profile


Mormyridae Bonaparte, 1831

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Osteoglossiformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 22

genus Boulengeromyrus Taverne & Géry, 1968
genus Brevimyrus Taverne, 1971
genus Brienomyrus Taverne, 1971
genus Campylomormyrus Bleeker, 1874
genus Cryptomyrus Sullivan et al., 2016
genus Cyphomyrus Pappenheim, 1906
genus Genyomyrus Boulenger, 1898
genus Gnathonemus Gill, 1863
genus Heteromormyrus Steindachner, 1866
genus Hippopotamyrus Pappenheim, 1906
genus Hyperopisus Gill, 1862
genus Isichthys Gill, 1863
genus Ivindomyrus Taverne & Géry, 1975
genus Marcusenius Gill, 1862
genus Mormyrops Müller, 1843
genus Mormyrus Linnaeus, 1758
genus Myomyrus Boulenger, 1898
genus Oxymormyrus Bleeker, 1874
genus Paramormyrops Taverne, Thys van den Audenaerde & Heymer, 1977
genus Petrocephalus Marcusen, 1854
genus Pollimyrus Taverne, 1971
genus Stomatorhinus Boulenger, 1898

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/289]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Mormyridae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Mormyridae Bonaparte, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 14 May 2007]

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