Peters’s elephantnose fish

Peters’s elephantnose fish Peters’s elephantnose fish Elephantnose fish Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Osteoglossiformes Family: Mormyridae Genus: Gnathonemus Species: G. petersii Binomial name Gnathonemus petersii (Günther, 1862) Synonyms[1] Peters’s elephant-nose fish (Gnathonemus petersii) is an African freshwater elephantfish in the genus Gnathonemus. Other names in English include elephantnose fish, long-nosed elephant … Read more

Elephant Nose Fish: You Know I’m All About That Trunk (No Treble)

photo via: Photo: Flickr user Joachim S. Müller Photo: Flickr user Joachim S. Müller Habitat: native to the rivers of West and Central Africa, in particular the lower Niger River basin, the Ogun River basin and in the upper Chari RiverStatus: Not Listed As I’m sure you must have noticed by now, there’s something … Read more

Is this the world’s ugliest creature? Meet Bob the blobfish who is charming fans at a Japanese aquarium

A wonderful example of the fish voted the world’s ugliest animal has a new home at an aquarium in Japan, and we actually think he’s adorable. Bob the blobfish is delighting visitors to Aquamarine Fukushima, after he was accidentally trapped in May in a gill net set off the coast of Rausu, Hokkaido, at a … Read more