|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microsynodontis nannoculus Ng, 2004|
|Type Locality||Mami River, a tributary of Kyé River, Equatorial Guinea.|
|Pronunciation||mike row sin oh don tiss|
|Etymology||Microsynodontis: From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and synodontis; in reference to the small size of members of this genus. From Latin, nanus meaning small, and oculus, meaning eye, alluding to the relatively small size of the eye in this species.|
|Size||39mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus Microsynodontis has an interrupted lateral line. The caudal fin is usually rounded or truncate, sometimes with a slight indent. There is a long adipose fin with no fin ray. Three pairs of barbels with the mandibular barbels branched.|
|Distribution||Africa: Kyé River, Equatorial Guinea.
African Waters, Cameroon waters, Southern Cameroon Waters, Ntem, Kyé (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 531, pp 27, Fig. 12.|
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|Last Update||2020 Sep 28 05:49 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 12:51)|