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Neoarius pectoralis  (Kailola, 2000)

Sawspine catfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Sawspine catfish, Sawspined catfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: brackish
Abundance: | Ref:
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Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Ranges from Darwin (harbour and Ludmilla Creek) to Karumba and the Chapman River in Queensland (Ref. 40908). Also Ref. 75154.
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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: Kailola, P.J., 2000
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ariidae (Sea catfishes) > Ariinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 39.3 cm FL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40908)

Environment

Marine; brackish; demersal

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution

Western Central Pacific: Irian Jaya and Australia. Probably also occurring in southern Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby to the Kempwelch River area).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 18 - 22; Vertebrae: 51. Palatal teeth in two oblique, oval patches; one on each side of palate, well separated. Snout acute; lips fleshy, crenulate; lower jaw truncate. Head shield granular; dorsomedian head groove lanceolate, narrow distally. Eye large, 17-28% HL. Large, flattened serrae along inner margin of pectoral spine; caudal fin lobes slender, acute. Rakers present along posterior face of all gill arches. Distinct, blackish margin on dorsal, pectoral and inner caudal fins (Ref. 40908).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in coastal waters, estuaries and rivers within tidal influence; among mangroves (Ref. 40908).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 58010)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5010 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.0   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium