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Scientific Name Nanobagrus fuscus  (Popta, 1904)
Common Name
Type Locality Upper Mahakam River, Borneo.
Synonym(s) Leiocassis fuscus
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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Size 45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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 Asia: Malaysia and Indonesia.
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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Notes from the Leyden Museum v. 24 (no. 4) (art. 6) (for Oct. 1902), pp 186.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 19 14:21 (species record created: 2006 Dec 12 22:13)