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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Brienomyrus

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Max. Length 10 cm TL

 
Brienomyrus adustus
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Africa
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill, 1862)

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Brienomyrus brachyistius
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Africa
Max. Length 16 cm SL
Brienomyrus longianalis (Boulenger, 1901)

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Brienomyrus longianalis
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Brienomyrus adustus Africa 10 TL 1936
Brienomyrus brachyistius Africa 20 TL 1862
Brienomyrus longianalis Africa 16 SL 1901



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