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Scientific Name Nanobagrus immaculatus  Ng, 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Backwater stream, about 14 kilometers northwest of Palangkaraya, 2°05'06''S, 113°46'23''E, Kalimantan Tengah, southern Borneo, Indonesia.
Pronunciation 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. 
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Size 29mm or 1.1" 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.
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Distribution Asia: Kahayan River drainage in southern Borneo, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Southern Borneo Waters, Kahayan (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Copeia 2008 (no. 1), pp 93, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 22 10:16 (species record created: 2007 Nov 27 13:26)