Biology. Following flooding of the river banks (Gambia River), this species builds large elliptical floating nests in densely vegetated swamps at depths of about. Gymnarchus niloticus: osteoglossomorph: Life cycle and reproduction: In contrast , Gymnarchus niloticus (Gymnarchidae) prepares a large floating nest from the. Gymnarchus niloticus: pictures (2). To cite this page: Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. The Animal Diversity.
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Strong, but incomplete, mate choice discrimination between two closely related species of paper wasp. Email alerts New issue alert. Gymnarchus niloticus Cuvier ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Retrieved 7 January It niloicus up to 1.
Data from comparative genomic hybridization experiments with some other African Osteoglossiformes species showed that all these species have an advanced stage of sequence divergence.
Among its six described families, the Gymnarchidae occurs in many African rivers, including the river Nile, gymnarhus Gymnarchus niloticus is its only representative. Sign In Forgot password?
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Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Osteoglossiformes is one of the most ancient Early Triassic groups of freshwater teleosts and gymnarchud at least one nilotticus on each continent of the Southern Hemisphere, with the exception of Antarctica. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Views Read Edit View history.
This produces a symmetrical electric field around its body. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
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To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Also like the elephantfish, it possesses an unusually large brain, which is believed to help it interpret the electrical signals. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. Bilateria bilaterally symmetrical animals.
In this study we provide, for the first time, a comprehensive cytogenetic analysis for G. Nearby objects distort this field, and it can sense the distortion on its skin. The adults continue to guard the young after hatching. Additional Information Encyclopedia of Life.
Abstract Osteoglossiformes is one of the most ancient Early Triassic groups of gymnarhus teleosts and has at least one representative on each continent of the Southern Hemisphere, with the exception of Antarctica. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
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