Cat-eLog Right Arrow Siluridae Right Arrow The genus Micronema

Jump to next section Summary of Micronema
Pronounced mike row NEE mah
Etymology From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and nema, meaning thread. In reference to the relatively small barbels .
Size Smallest 176mm, largest 350mm, average 249mm, most commonly 240mm. All SL.
Species There are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species (25%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Micronema cheveyi (100%)
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