Brienomyrus brachyistius

The Brienomyrus brachyistius lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, brackish environment.

Brienomyrus brachyistius (Gill 1862Go) is found naturally in western Africa with a patchy distribution ranging from Southern Senegal to coastal Gabon and Congo. Although no information is available about the breeding season for B. More

Brienomyrus brachyistius: segregation of behavior-specific inputs and the role of modifiable recurrent inhibition Bruce A. Carlson* and Carl D. More

MORMYRID BRIENOMYRUS BRACHYISTIUS AND THE CONTROL OF ELECTRIC SIGNALING BEHAVIOR B.A. Carlson and C.D. Hopkins; Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA Mormyrid fish communicate using pulse-type electric organ discharges (EOD). More

mormyrid, Brienomyrus brachyistius in transverse section. The tissue has been stained to label the calcium-binding protein, calretinin. The knollenorgan afferents terminate on the large spherical cells in the NELL. The NELL is enlarged in the diagram below. More

Brienomyrus brachyistius : segregation of behavior-specific inputs and the role of modifiable recurrent inhibition. Journal of Experimental Biology. (2004). PDF Multivariate analysis of electric signal variation among seven blunt-snouted Brienomyrus species (Teleostei: Mormyridae) from Gabon. Environmental Biol. More

Common names

Ruskonuijakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Rypoun červenohnědý in Czech (česky)
壮象鼻鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
壯象鼻魚 in Mandarin Chinese
短鰭異吻象鼻魚 in Mandarin Chinese
短鳍异吻象鼻鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Mormyridae
Genus : Brienomyrus
Species : Brienomyrus brachyistius
Authority : Gill, 1862