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  • Micronema hexapterus
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Scientific Name Micronema hexapterus  (Bleeker, 1851)
Common Name
Type Locality Bandjarmasin [Banjarmasin], southern Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia.
Synonym(s) Kryptopterus hexapterus, Silurus hexapterus
Pronunciation mike row NEE mah
Etymology From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and nema, meaning thread. In reference to the relatively small barbels . 
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Size 240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Thailand to Indonesia.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 2 (no. 2), pp 203.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 09 05:39 (species record created: 2008 Jun 04 08:15)