Species details : Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758)

Accepted scientific name:
Mormyrops anguilloides (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops anguilloides  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Mormyrops anguilloides voltae Roman, 1966 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops anguilloides voltae Roman, 1966
Mormyrops anguiloides anguiloides (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops anguiloides anguiloides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mormyrops deliciosus (Leach, 1818) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops deliciosus (Leach, 1818)
Mormyrops longiceps Günther, 1867 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops longiceps Günther, 1867
Mormyrops zambanenje (Peters, 1852) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops zambanenje (Peters, 1852)
Mormyrops zambezense Sauvage, 1880 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrops zambezense Sauvage, 1880
Mormyrus anguilloides Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrus anguilloides Linnaeus, 1758
Mormyrus swanenburgi Schilthuis, 1891 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrus swanenburgi Schilthuis, 1891
Mormyrus tuckeyi Valenciennes, 1847 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrus tuckeyi Valenciennes, 1847
Mormyrus zambanenje Peters, 1852 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mormyrus zambanenje Peters, 1852
Oxyrhynchus deliciosus Leach, 1818 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Oxyrhynchus deliciosus Leach, 1818
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Nua gbemazu - Adangme Ghana(Amedica (Ref. 52866).) Click here to show the literature
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Roof-bottelneus - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Taraza - Arabic Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Lombolombo - Bemba Zambia(Bangweulu swamps) Click here to show the literature
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Milobe - Bemba Zambia(Mweru-Luapula or Mweru-Wa-Ntipa (Ref. 52870).) Click here to show the literature
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Mulobe - Bemba Zambia(Tanganyika (Ref. 52870).) Click here to show the literature
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Ntongo - Bemba Zambia(Bangweulu swamps) Click here to show the literature
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Kalembe - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Kalembele - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Kambangaji - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Lundembe - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Ndembe - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Ngulu - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Tulembele - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Tumbangaji - Chokwe Angola Click here to show the literature
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Rypoun úhořovitý - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Geddelignende snabelfisk - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Akinkin - Dinka, Northeastern Sudan Click here to show the literature
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African carp - English Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Cornish jack - English Kenya Click here to show the literature
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Cornish jack - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Cornish jack - English Zambia(Bangweulu swamps; Lake Kariba (Ref. 27602)) Click here to show the literature
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Cornish jack - English Zimbabwe Click here to show the literature
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Noagbe - Ewe Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Pitkänorsukala - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Ndelew - Fulfulde, Pulaar Senegal(Dembankané, Lobali, Gourel Ndara, Bittel, Diéla : ) Click here to show the literature
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Nuagbemazu - Ga Ghana Click here to show the literature
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Milligi - Hausa Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ogboro - Ijo Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Bungɛ Boungué Jula Burkina Faso(Hauts-bassins de la Volta.) Click here to show the literature
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Bunyi karam - Kanuri Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Gulum - Kim Chad(Djoumané (Ref. 52867).) Click here to show the literature
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Nrii - Kim Chad(Kim, Eré and Kolobo (Ref. 52867).) Click here to show the literature
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Rîn - Kim Chad(Kim, Eré and Kolobo (Ref. 52867).) Click here to show the literature
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妙拟长颌鱼 Miao ni chang han yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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妙擬長頜魚 Miao ni chang han yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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沃尔拟长颌鱼 Wo er ni chang han yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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沃爾擬長頜魚 Wo er ni chang han yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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鰻形擬長頜魚 - Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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鳗形拟长颌鱼 Man xing ni chang he yu Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Yemdele Yemdélé Mòoré Burkina Faso(Hauts-bassins de la Volta.) Click here to show the literature
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Not - Nuer Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Dwangwa - Nupe Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Mphuta - Nyanja Malawi(Lower Shire River Valley) Click here to show the literature
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Nentche - Sena Mozambique Click here to show the literature
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Adolo - Shilluk Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Wandaana - Soninke Senegal(Aroundou, Golmy, Kounghani, Manael, Diawara, Gandé) Click here to show the literature
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Linjolo - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Nyanda - Swahili (individual language) Tanzania Click here to show the literature
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Lele - Yoruba Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Ogodorobo - Yoruba Nigeria Click here to show the literature
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Gbodongo - Zande Sudan Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Actinopterygii FishBase
Order Osteoglossiformes FishBase
Family Mormyridae FishBase
Genus Mormyrops FishBase
Distribution: Africa: White Nile, Lake Albert basin, inland waters from Senegal to Chad, rivers in Cameroon, small coastal basins in the Guinean zone. Widespread in the Congo basin, Lake Malawi, Tanganyika and Mobuto (Ref. 52193). Volta basin, Whebi Shebeli and Juba (as Mormyrops deliciosus). In southern Africa, it is restricted to the middle and lower Zambezi, Buzi, and Pungwe River (Ref. 52307).
Lifezones: Freshwater
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2019). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=2394
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:29d938ce-c365-11e4-869f-239583ce8323:col20150401