|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microsynodontis nasutus Ng, 2004|
|Type Locality||Okano River on rapits 0.5 kilometers south of village of Na, 0°48'35''N, 11°38'47''E, Woleu-Ntem Province, Gabon.|
|Pronunciation||mike row sin oh don tiss - nah sue tuss|
|Etymology||Microsynodontis: From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and synodontis; in reference to the small size of members of this genus. From latin, nasatus meaning big nose, referring to the rather long snout of this species.|
|Size||37mm 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: Ogowe River, Gabon.
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|IUCN Red List Status||Data Deficient|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||;Zootaxa 32 Fig. 14|
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|Last Update||2011 Jul 12 13:57 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 12:51)|