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Aba Aba, (Gymnarchus niloticus), Osteoglossiformes, Notopteroidei, Gymnarchidae, Electric Fish
Code Number:
AABV01P13_01
Title:
Aba Aba, (Gymnarchus niloticus), Osteoglossiformes, Notopteroidei, Gymnarchidae, Electric Fish
Range: Nile, Niger, Volta, Chad, and Gambia rivers in Africa.

Gymnarchus niloticus, is nocturnal and feeds on insects and small fish. Gymnarchus niloticus is a weakly electric fish. This species is one of the larger electric fish and reaches a length of 167 cm and a weight of 19 kg.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osteoglossiformes
Family: Gymnarchidae
Genus: Gymnarchus
Species: Gymnarchus niloticus
(Cuvier, 1829)
Keywords:
Actinopterygii, Freshwater Fish, Ray-finned Fishes, Fauna, Chordata, Chordates, Animal, Animalia, Underwater, Aquatic, Water, Nature, Osteichthyes, Vertebrate, Vertebrata, Ichthyology, species
Image by:
Wernher Krutein

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