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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Hippopotamyrus

(See list of species below)



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12 species
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Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii (Boulenger, 1905)

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii
[Slender stonebasher]
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Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus castor
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Hippopotamyrus grahami (Norman, 1928)

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Hippopotamyrus grahami
[Graham's stonebasher]
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Africa
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus harringtoni
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 17.2 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus longilateralis
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus macroterops
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 18 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Hippopotamyrus paugyi Lévêque & Bigorne, 1985

Photo by MNHN
 
Hippopotamyrus paugyi
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus pictus
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 14.6 cm SL

 
Hippopotamyrus szaboi
[]
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Africa
Max. Length 14 cm TL

 
Hippopotamyrus weeksii
[]



12 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Hippopotamyrus aelsbroecki Africa 8.6 TL 1945
Hippopotamyrus ansorgii Slender stonebasher Africa 15 SL 1905
Hippopotamyrus castor Africa 26 SL 1906
Hippopotamyrus grahami Graham's stonebasher Africa 25 SL 1928
Hippopotamyrus harringtoni Africa 30.5 SL 1905
Hippopotamyrus longilateralis Africa 17.2 SL 2010
Hippopotamyrus macroterops Africa 9.5 TL 1920
Hippopotamyrus pappenheimi Africa 18 TL 1910
Hippopotamyrus paugyi Africa 25 SL 1985
Hippopotamyrus pictus Africa 30 SL 1864
Hippopotamyrus szaboi Africa 14.6 SL 2004
Hippopotamyrus weeksii Africa 14 TL 1902



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