Sternarchorhynchus oxyrhynchus (Müller & Troschel, 1849)
Oxyrhynchus tube-snouted ghost knifefish
photo by Yuri Hooker/WWF-OPP

 Family:  Apteronotidae (Ghost knifefishes)
 Max. size:  47 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  South America: Venezuela and the Guianas, Brazilian Amazon.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Biology is unknown (Ref. 12225).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.12.97
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.11.13

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