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The Elephant Nose Fish

The Elephant Nose is an interesting fish. Its body is mostly black and is irregularly shaped with a long narrow tail and what looks to be its nose however this is actually an extension of the fish's mouth.

The Elephant Nose Fish


The Elephant Nose is an interesting fish. Its body is mostly black and is irregularly shaped with a long narrow tail and what looks to be its nose however this is actually an extension of the fish's mouth. The Elephant nose uses its trunk-like extension to forage for food, communicate, move through the water and self-defense.

It possesses a weak electrical organ at the caudal peduncles which is used to locate food.
The Elephant Nose is carnivorous and will eat many types of meaty foods including; blood worms, chopped earthworms, brine shrimp, flake and pellet foods as well as an array of frozen meaty foods.

 

 

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