Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus (Müller & Troschel, 1849)
Oxyrhynchus tube-snouted ghost knifefish
photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

Family:  Apteronotidae (Ghost knifefishes)
Max. size:  47 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  South America: Venezuela and the Guianas, Brazilian Amazon.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Biology is unknown (Ref. 12225).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.12.97
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.11.13

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