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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Petrocephalus

(See list of species below)



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46 species
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Africa
Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus ansorgii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.0 cm

 
Petrocephalus arnegardi
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL
Petrocephalus balayi Sauvage, 1883

Photo by MNHN
 
Petrocephalus balayi
[]

Photo by MNHN

Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Petrocephalus bane (Lacepède, 1803)

Photo by MNHN
 
Petrocephalus bane
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus binotatus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.7 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus boboto
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 11.2 cm TL
Petrocephalus bovei (Valenciennes, 1847)

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Petrocephalus bovei
[]

Photo by KMRD

East Africa
Max. Length 15 cm FL
Petrocephalus catostoma (Günther, 1866)

Photo by KMRD
 
Petrocephalus catostoma
[Churchill]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm TL
Petrocephalus christyi Boulenger, 1920

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Petrocephalus christyi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus congicus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus cunganus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.1 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus degeni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus frieli
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 15 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus gliroides
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm TL
Petrocephalus grandoculis Boulenger, 1920

Photo by RMCA
 
Petrocephalus grandoculis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus haullevillii
[]

Photo by Musschoot, T.

Africa
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Petrocephalus hutereaui (Boulenger, 1913)

Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Petrocephalus hutereaui
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus keatingii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus leo
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 13 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus levequei
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus longianalis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus longicapitis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus magnitrunci
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus magnoculis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.7 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus mbossou
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 5.2 cm TL
Petrocephalus microphthalmus Pellegrin, 1909

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Petrocephalus microphthalmus
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus odzalaensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus okavangensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.7 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus
[]

Photo by Mody, K.

Africa
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Petrocephalus pellegrini Poll, 1941

Photo by Mody, K.
 
Petrocephalus pellegrini
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.3 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus petersi
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.5 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus pulsivertens
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 17.5 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus sauvagii
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 5.6 cm TL

 
Petrocephalus schoutedeni
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No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus similis
[]

Photo by Mertens, P.

Africa
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Petrocephalus simus Sauvage, 1879

Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Petrocephalus simus
[]

Photo by RMCA

Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm TL
Petrocephalus soudanensis Bigorne & Paugy, 1990

Photo by RMCA
 
Petrocephalus soudanensis
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus squalostoma
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 6.6 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus steindachneri
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.9 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus stuhlmanni
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 9.3 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus sullivani
[]

Photo by de Vos, L.

Africa
Max. Length 15.2 cm TL
Petrocephalus tanensis Whitehead & Greenwood, 1959

Photo by de Vos, L.
 
Petrocephalus tanensis
[Tana-churchill]

Photo by Palmer, R.

Africa
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL
Petrocephalus tenuicauda (Steindachner, 1894)

Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Petrocephalus tenuicauda
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 7.7 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus valentini
[]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus wesselsi
[Southern Churchill]
No picture found
Africa
Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Petrocephalus zakoni
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Petrocephalus ansorgii Africa 14.1 SL 1903
Petrocephalus arnegardi Africa 9.0 2014
Petrocephalus balayi Africa 11 TL 1883
Petrocephalus bane Africa 20 SL 1803
Petrocephalus binotatus Africa 10 SL 1924
Petrocephalus boboto Africa 5.7 SL 2014
Petrocephalus bovei Africa 11.2 TL 1847
Petrocephalus catostoma Churchill East Africa 15 FL 1866
Petrocephalus christyi Africa 7.7 TL 1920
Petrocephalus congicus Africa 9 TL 1937
Petrocephalus cunganus Africa 11 TL 1910
Petrocephalus degeni Africa 8.1 SL 1906
Petrocephalus frieli Africa 9.1 SL 2012
Petrocephalus gliroides Africa 15 SL 1897
Petrocephalus grandoculis Africa 9.5 TL 1920
Petrocephalus haullevillii Africa 7 TL 1912
Petrocephalus hutereaui Africa 6 TL 1913
Petrocephalus keatingii Africa 12 TL 1901
Petrocephalus leo Africa 7.9 SL 2016
Petrocephalus levequei Africa 13 SL 1990
Petrocephalus longianalis Africa 11.9 SL 2012
Petrocephalus longicapitis Africa 11 SL 2012
Petrocephalus magnitrunci Africa 8.9 SL 2012
Petrocephalus magnoculis Africa 10.9 SL 2012
Petrocephalus mbossou Africa 12.7 SL 2010
Petrocephalus microphthalmus Africa 5.2 TL 1909
Petrocephalus odzalaensis Africa 9.9 SL 2010
Petrocephalus okavangensis Africa 9.5 SL 2012
Petrocephalus pallidomaculatus Africa 9.7 TL 1990
Petrocephalus pellegrini Africa 9.1 SL 1941
Petrocephalus petersi Africa 7.3 SL 2012
Petrocephalus pulsivertens Africa 11.5 SL 2010
Petrocephalus sauvagii Africa 17.5 TL 1887
Petrocephalus schoutedeni Africa 5.6 TL 1954
Petrocephalus similis Africa 11.9 SL 2011
Petrocephalus simus Africa 12 TL 1879
Petrocephalus soudanensis Africa 10.8 TL 1990
Petrocephalus squalostoma Africa 12.2 SL 1915
Petrocephalus steindachneri Africa 6.6 SL 1958
Petrocephalus stuhlmanni Africa 7.9 SL 1909
Petrocephalus sullivani Africa 9.3 SL 2004
Petrocephalus tanensis Tana-churchill Africa 15.2 TL 1959
Petrocephalus tenuicauda Africa 11.3 SL 1894
Petrocephalus valentini Africa 7.7 SL 2010
Petrocephalus wesselsi Southern Churchill Africa 11.4 SL 2000
Petrocephalus zakoni Africa 8.6 SL 2010



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