|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Microsynodontis vigilis Ng, 2004|
|Common Name||Pygmy Synodontis|
|Type Locality||Branch of Nzorband creek, near village of Nzorband, 0°34'06.2"S, 10°12'46.4"E, 12 kilometers north of Lambaréné, Moyen-Ogooué Province, Gabon.|
|Pronunciation||mike row sin oh don tiss|
|Etymology||Microsynodontis: From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and synodontis; in reference to the small size of members of this genus.|
|Size||62mm or 2.4" 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|
|Other Parameters||Found in a forest stream with a sandy bottom.|
|Furniture||Natural habitat is a forest stream with a sandy bottom.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa No. 531, pp 39, Fig. 16.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:18 (species record created: 2004 Apr 04 00:00)|