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Scientific Name Microsynodontis sp. (1)   
Common Name
Pronunciation mike row sin oh don tiss
Etymology Microsynodontis: From the Greek mikros, meaning small, and synodontis; in reference to the small size of members of this genus. 
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification The genus Microsynodontis has an interrupted lateral line. The caudal fin is usually rounded or truncate, sometimes with a slight indent. There is a long adipose fin with no fin ray. Three pairs of barbels with the mandibular barbels branched.
General Remarks This is a possibly a new species that has yet to be scientifically described.
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Distribution Nigeria
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2013 Feb 03 15:41 (species record created: 2002 Aug 31 00:00)