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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Mormyridae Elephantfishes

Genus: Marcusenius

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Max. Length 40 cm TL

 
Marcusenius abadii
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Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius altisambesi
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Africa
Max. Length 13.5 cm TL
Marcusenius angolensis (Boulenger, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Germeau, G.
 
Marcusenius angolensis
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Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius annamariae
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Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Marcusenius bentleyi
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Africa
Max. Length 33 cm SL
Marcusenius brucii (Boulenger, 1910)

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Marcusenius brucii
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Max. Length 25.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius caudisquamatus
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Africa
Max. Length 11.4 cm TL
Marcusenius cuangoanus (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius cuangoanus
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Max. Length 33 cm SL

 
Marcusenius cyprinoides
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Max. Length 25 cm TL

 
Marcusenius deboensis
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Max. Length 20.7 cm SL

 
Marcusenius desertus
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Max. Length 121 cm SL

 
Marcusenius devosi
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Africa
Max. Length 12.3 cm SL
Marcusenius dundoensis (Poll, 1967)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius dundoensis
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Max. Length 13.5 cm TL

 
Marcusenius friteli
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Max. Length 32 cm SL

 
Marcusenius furcidens
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Max. Length 19.9 cm SL

 
Marcusenius fuscus
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Max. Length 10.9 cm SL

 
Marcusenius ghesquierei
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Max. Length 22.1 cm SL

 
Marcusenius gracilis
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Africa
Max. Length 10.8 cm TL
Marcusenius greshoffii (Schilthuis, 1891)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Marcusenius greshoffii
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Max. Length 13.6 cm SL

 
Marcusenius intermedius
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Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Marcusenius kainjii
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Max. Length 15.0 cm SL

 
Marcusenius kaninginii
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Max. Length 19.7 cm SL

 
Marcusenius krameri
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Max. Length 19.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius kutuensis
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Max. Length 27 cm TL

 
Marcusenius leopoldianus
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Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Marcusenius livingstonii (Boulenger, 1899)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Marcusenius livingstonii
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Max. Length 12.2 cm SL

 
Marcusenius lucombesi
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Africa
Max. Length 32 cm TL
Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Peters, 1852)

Photo by Photo by Gratwicke, B.
 
Marcusenius macrolepidotus
[Bulldog]
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Max. Length 12.5 cm SL

 
Marcusenius macrophthalmus
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Africa
Max. Length 26 cm SL
Marcusenius mento (Boulenger, 1890)

Photo by Photo by RMCA/Musschoot, T.
 
Marcusenius mento
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Max. Length 18.7 cm SL

 
Marcusenius meronai
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Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Marcusenius monteiri
[Monteiri's bulldog]



Africa
Max. Length 21.4 cm SL
Marcusenius moorii (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius moorii
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Max. Length 20.2 cm SL

 
Marcusenius multisquamatus
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Africa
Max. Length 25.5 cm SL
Marcusenius ntemensis (Pellegrin, 1927)

Photo by Photo by MNHN
 
Marcusenius ntemensis
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Africa
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Marcusenius nyasensis (Worthington, 1933)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Marcusenius nyasensis
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Africa

Marcusenius pongolensis (Fowler, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Palmer, R.
 
Marcusenius pongolensis
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Africa
Max. Length 20.8 cm TL
Marcusenius rheni (Fowler, 1936)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Marcusenius rheni
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Max. Length 16.8 cm SL

 
Marcusenius sanagaensis
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Max. Length 14.8 cm SL

 
Marcusenius schilthuisiae
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Africa
Max. Length 32.1 cm SL
Marcusenius senegalensis (Steindachner, 1870)

Photo by Photo by Mody, K.
 
Marcusenius senegalensis
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Africa
Max. Length 21 cm TL
Marcusenius stanleyanus (Boulenger, 1897)

Photo by Photo by Mertens, P.
 
Marcusenius stanleyanus
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Africa
Max. Length 20 cm SL
Marcusenius thomasi (Boulenger, 1916)

Photo by Photo by Musschoot, T.
 
Marcusenius thomasi
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Africa
Max. Length 30.5 cm SL
Marcusenius ussheri (Günther, 1867)

Photo by Photo by RMCA
 
Marcusenius ussheri
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Africa
Max. Length 26 cm TL
Marcusenius victoriae (Worthington, 1929)

Photo by Photo by KMFRI
 
Marcusenius victoriae
[Victoria stonebasher]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Marcusenius abadii Africa 40 TL 1901
Marcusenius altisambesi Africa 19.5 SL 2007
Marcusenius angolensis Africa 13.5 TL 1905
Marcusenius annamariae Africa 25.5 SL 1939
Marcusenius bentleyi Africa 27 TL 1897
Marcusenius brucii Africa 33 SL 1910
Marcusenius caudisquamatus Africa 25.5 SL 2014
Marcusenius cuangoanus Africa 11.4 TL 1967
Marcusenius cyprinoides Africa 33 SL 1758
Marcusenius deboensis Africa 25 TL 1954
Marcusenius desertus Africa 20.7 SL 2016
Marcusenius devosi Africa 121 SL 2007
Marcusenius dundoensis Africa 12.3 SL 1967
Marcusenius friteli Africa 13.5 TL 1904
Marcusenius furcidens Africa 32 SL 1920
Marcusenius fuscus Africa 19.9 SL 1901
Marcusenius ghesquierei Africa 10.9 SL 1945
Marcusenius gracilis Africa 22.1 SL 2013
Marcusenius greshoffii Africa 10.8 TL 1891
Marcusenius intermedius Africa 13.6 SL 1924
Marcusenius kainjii Africa 30 TL 1974
Marcusenius kaninginii Africa 15.0 SL 2016
Marcusenius krameri Africa 19.7 SL 2014
Marcusenius kutuensis Africa 19.5 SL 1899
Marcusenius leopoldianus Africa 27 TL 1899
Marcusenius livingstonii Africa 30 SL 1899
Marcusenius lucombesi Africa 12.2 SL 2014
Marcusenius macrolepidotus Bulldog Africa 32 TL 1852
Marcusenius macrophthalmus Africa 12.5 SL 1924
Marcusenius mento Africa 26 SL 1890
Marcusenius meronai Africa 18.7 SL 1990
Marcusenius monteiri Monteiri's bulldog Africa 45 TL 1873
Marcusenius moorii Africa 21.4 SL 1867
Marcusenius multisquamatus Africa 20.2 SL 2013
Marcusenius ntemensis Africa 25.5 SL 1927
Marcusenius nyasensis Africa 30 SL 1933
Marcusenius pongolensis Africa 1934
Marcusenius rheni Africa 20.8 TL 1936
Marcusenius sanagaensis Africa 16.8 SL 1997
Marcusenius schilthuisiae Africa 14.8 SL 1899
Marcusenius senegalensis Africa 32.1 SL 1870
Marcusenius stanleyanus Africa 21 TL 1897
Marcusenius thomasi Africa 20 SL 1916
Marcusenius ussheri Africa 30.5 SL 1867
Marcusenius victoriae Victoria stonebasher Africa 26 TL 1929



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