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  • Micronema cheveyi
  • Micronema cheveyi
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Scientific Name Micronema cheveyi  (Durand, 1940)
Common Name
Type Locality Kaskos River, Cambodia.
Pronunciation mike row NEE mah
Etymology From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and nema, meaning thread. In reference to the relatively small barbels . 
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins. Reported from the river systems of Southeast Thailand.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Institut Océanographic de l'Indochine Note 36, pp 19, Pl. 4.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 27 04:18 (species record created: 2014 Nov 17 03:37)