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|Scientific Name||Microsynodontis sp. (1)|
|Common Names||African Bumblebee Catfish |
African Bumblebee Catfish, Dværgskægmalle (Denmark)
|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.|
|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.|
African Waters, Nigeria Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding||Breeding has been reported. Spawning occurs in plants, or possibly spawning mops.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2023 Jan 12 05:39 (species record created: 2002 Aug 31 00:00)|