Cat-eLog Right Arrow Bagridae Right Arrow The genus Nanobagrus

Jump to next section Summary of Nanobagrus
Pronounced Nah no BAG russ
Etymology From the Latin, nanus, meaning dwarf and bagrus, the name of a catfish genus frequently used to form generic names.
Identification The bagrid catfish genus Nanobagrus is found throughout Sundaic Southeast Asia. Members of the genus are diagnosed from other bagrid catfishes by their miniature adult size (maximum size under ca 45 mm SL); reduced supraoccipital process; reduced anterior nuchal-plate element; and posterior cranial fontanel large and prominent.Its members typically inhabit small, forested streams with a moderate current.
Size Smallest 29mm, largest 45mm, average 36mm, most commonly 34mm. All SL.
Species There are 7 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species (14%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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1. Nanobagrus immaculatus (100%)

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