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Scientific Name Nanobagrus lemniscatus  Ng, 2010
Common Name
Type Locality Unnamed stream 5 km from Kuala Brang in the direction of Kuala Terengganu, 5°04'25.0''N, 103°03'19.8''E, Sungai Terengganu drainage, Terengganu State, Malaysia.
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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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 Terengganu River drainage, Malay Peninsula.
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters, Terengganu (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 Zootaxa No. 2677
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Last Update 2011 Jan 27 08:03 (species record created: 2010 Nov 15 13:27)