|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Kryptopterus minor Roberts, 1989|
|Common Name||Glasmaller (Denmark)|
|Type Locality||Mainstream of Sungai Pinoh at Nanga Saian, 45 kilometers south of Nangapinoh, Borneo, Indonesia.|
|Pronunciation||Cry top ter russ.|
|Etymology||Kryptopterus: From the Greek kryptos, meaning hidden and pteryx, meaning fin; in reference to the reduced or absent dorsal fin of this group of fishes.|
|Size||68mm or 2.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|General Remarks||Kryptopterus minor is not the glass catfish commonly found in the trade. The species we see in the trade is Kryptopterus vitreolus. Unless you collected the fish yourself in Borneo, you almost certainly have that species.|
|Distribution||Kapuas River basin, western Borneo.|
|IUCN Red List Category||Near Threatened, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences No. 14, pp149, Fig. 115.|
|Registered Keepers||Keeping this species? Why not .
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|Last Update||2013 Mar 20 09:47 (species record created: 2013 Jan 21 21:38)|