Mormyridae

Known as: Elephantfish, Mormyrids, Mormyrid 
Any species of freshwater African fish of the family Mormyridae, also known as elephantfishes.
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1957-2018
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2014
2014
Mormyrid electric fish are a model system for understanding how neural circuits predict the sensory consequences of motor acts… (More)
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2002
2002
The evolution of species-specific mate recognition signals is of particular interest within speciose monophyletic groups with… (More)
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2000
2000
Mormyrid fishes use acoustic signals for long-distance communication and a weakly electric field for short-distance interaction… (More)
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2000
2000
The Mormyridae are African osteoglossomorph freshwater fishes of great interest because of their electric organs. They have… (More)
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1993
1993
This paper describes the auditory neurophysiology of the mesencephalon of P. isidori, a soundproducing mormyrid fish. Mormyrids… (More)
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1987
1987
Mormyrid fish use their electrosensory/electromotor system for both electrolocation and electrocommunication. One type of… (More)
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1986
1986
It has been known since von Frisch's work in the 1930's that mormyrid electric fishes are quite sensitive to sound. We now… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
An electric fish in the African family Mormyridae recognizes members of its own species by "listening" to electric organ… (More)
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1981
1981
The central distribution of afferents from individual eight nerve branches (N VIII) and mechanical lateral line end organs in… (More)
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1975
1975
Morphological and physiological results indicate that the magnocellular mesencephalic nucleus (MMN) is characteristic of all… (More)
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