IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry


Possesses electroreceptors over the entire head, the dorsal region and some parts of the ventral region; absent from the side and the caudal peduncle where the electric organ is located. Electric organ discharge (EOD) rates are of low frequency and sexually dimorphic as to waveform (Ref. 10011).


Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3.0 (CC BY-NC 3.0)

© FishBase

Source: FishBase

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!