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Scientific Name Bagrichthys micranodus  Roberts, 1989
Common Name
Type Locality Kapuas River mainstream 58 kilometers northeast of Sintang and 1 kilometer downstream from Sebruang, Borneo, Indonesia.
Pronunciation bag RICK thiss
Etymology Bagrichthys: From bagrus, the name of a catfish genus frequently used to form generic names, and the Greek ichthys, meaning fish. 
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Size 185mm or 7.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Members of the highly specialized and unusually-shaped bagrid catfish genus Bagrichthys Bleeker, 1858, live in large muddy rivers throughout Southeast Asia and are characterised by their elongate and laterally compressed caudal peduncle, the dorsally-directed serrations on the posterior edge of the dorsal-fin spine, gill membranes united but free from the isthmus, and a long adipose fin without a free posterior margin (Roberts, 1989).
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Distribution Asia: western Borneo.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences No. 14, pp 115, Fig. 89.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 29 22:51 (species record created: 2017 Mar 29 21:42)