Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Bagridae
Etymology: Nanobagrus: Latin, nannus = small + Mozarabic bagre, Greek pagros = a fish, Dentex sp. (Ref. 45335); stellatus: From the Latin for starred or spotted, in reference to the pattern of cream-colored spots on the body (Ref. 40801).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Tropical
Asia: Sumatra, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40801)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 13 - 15;
Vertebrae: 34 - 36. Slender body (body depth at anus 14.1-15.9% SL); short adipose fin base (length of adipose fin base 12.8-16.4% SL); large eyes (eye diameter 12.3-16.1% HL); body brown with three rows of cream-colored spots located above, along and below lateral line (Ref. 40801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Tan, H.H. and H.H. Ng, 2000. The catfishes (Teleostei: Siluriformes) of central Sumatra. J. Nat. Hist. 34:267-303. (Ref. 40801)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00776 (0.00356 - 0.01695), b=2.97 (2.79 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .