Control of gonadal maduration and regression by experimental variation of environmental factors in the mormyrid
fish, Mormyrus rume proboscirostris.
Distribution of noradrenaline-immunoreactivity in the brain of the mormyrid
teleost Gnathonemus petersii.
2]R occurring not only in key motor telencephalic areas but also in mesencephalic and cerebella regions of the mormyrid
electric fish (Han et al.
Unlike the female mormyrid
fish, few of us like electric shocks.
Shifts in frequency tuning in androgen-treated mormyrid
Both of them belong to the weakly electric mormyrid
group of fishes that German and USA scientists had shown able to communicate with each other using varying pulses of high frequency electricity from organs in their tails.
The species feeds on insect larvae, especially Diptera and Trichoptera, and is the only upper Zambezi mormyrid
that feeds extensively on zooplankton.
Ikomi (1996) noted similar occurrence in the mormyrid
Brienomyrus longianalis in the upper Warri River.
The diet of this species in the upper Zambezi consisted primarily mormyrids
, followed by cichlids; small specimens (15cm SL) consumed more Barbus spp.
Squeakers or small catfish, and Mormyrids
- also known as elephantfish - hunt at night by emitting tiny electrical charges, but live in fear of a far larger predator.
Tilapia species were consumed with the highest frequency (18%), followed by Synodontis or catfish (14%) and mormyrops or mormyrids
odoe is piscivorous, feeding on several species of smaller fish by laying ambush in dense vegetation, and they feed primarily on cichlids and mormyrids