Ecology of Mormyrus longirostris
 
Main Ref. Gosse, J.-P., 1984
Distribution
Marine - Neritic
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
Marine - Oceanic
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
Brackishwater
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
Freshwater
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Mormyrus longirostris may be found.
Remarks Found in caves and muddy areas, also hides among weeds. Forms shoal (Ref. 13337). Feeds on insects and weeds but may also feed on small fishes (Ref. 5595), blood worms, small crustaceans and molluscs (Ref. 13337).

Substrate

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats