Occurs in shallow inshore waters over both sandy and rocky bottoms, appearing seasonally over muddy bottoms adjacent to extensive papyrus swamps. Also found in deep water, near rocky islands. Feeds on large libellulid nymphs and other large prey (Ref. 9606). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Migrates up the river to spawn (Ref. 10608).
- Gosse, J.-P. 1984 Mormyridae. p. 63-122. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ORSTOM, Paris and MRAC, Tervuren. Vol. 1. (Ref. 3203) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=3203&speccode=10825
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