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Nemapteryx armiger  (De Vis, 1884)

Threadfin catfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Copper catfish, Northern pout
Occurrence: native
Salinity: brackish
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Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from King River, W.A. to Edward River, Qld. (Ref. 7300).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ariidae (Sea catfishes) > Ariinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 39.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30691)

Environment

Marine; brackish; benthopelagic

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution

Western Pacific: northern Australia and southern New Guinea.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Anal soft rays: 22 - 25. Body coppery, golden brown, bronze or greyish pink. Dorsomedian head groove deep and elliptical posteriorly. Long barbels with maxillary pair 30 - 56% of SL; bases of chin barbels well separated and staggered. Gill rakers largely absent from hind aspect of the first 2 gill arches. Dorsal fin spine with a short filament at all ages (Ref. 38478).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters and estuaries, river deltas and rivers within tidal influence. Feeds mainly on prawns and other crustaceans, fish, aquatic insects, plant material, and fish scales taken opportunistically (Ref. 38478).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 58010)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5156 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.7   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (49 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium