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  • Micronema hexapterus
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Scientific Name Micronema hexapterus  (Bleeker, 1851)
Common Name
Type Locality Bandjarmasin [Banjarmasin], 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.
Thailand Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indonesian Waters (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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References Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlands Indië v. 2
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Last Update 2008 Jun 08 17:14 (species record created: 2008 Jun 04 08:15)