|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Micronema moorei Smith, 1945|
|Type Locality||Menam Chao Phya, near Paknampo, central Thailand.|
|Pronunciation||mike row NEE mah|
|Etymology||From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and nema, meaning thread. In reference to the relatively small barbels .|
|Size||230mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Distribution||Asia: Chao Phrya (Thailand) and lower Mekong.
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mekong, Lower Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Other Parameters||Inhabits streams and canals in the floodplain.|
|Feeding||In the wild feeds mainly on small fishes as well as prawns and insect larvae.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 188|
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|Last Update||2016 Jul 12 20:52 (species record created: 2010 Feb 02 15:29)|