|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Nanobagrus stellatus Tan & Ng, 2000|
|Type Locality||Sg. Alai (from aquarium collectors), Jambi, Sumatra.|
|Pronunciation||Nah no BAG russ - stell ah tuss|
|Etymology||From the Latin, nanus, meaning dwarf and bagrus, the name of a catfish genus frequently used to form generic names.|
|Size||34mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.
Body brown with three rows of cream-coloured spots located above, along and below lateral line.
|Distribution||Asia: Sumatra, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||J. Nat. Hist. v. 34 278 Fig. 5a|
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|Last Update||2006 Aug 26 04:51 (species record created: 2004 Oct 12 00:00)|