Clarias insolitus Ng, 2003
photo by Ng, H.H.

Family:  Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes)
Max. size:  13.97 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: upper Barito River drainage in southern Borneo, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 67-76; Anal soft rays: 53-63; Vertebrae: 61-63. Hypertrophied sensory canal pores on the head and body easily visible to the naked eye; having a long and thin anterior fontanel (except for Clarias batrachus); having prominent serrations on the anterior edge of the pectoral spine (except for Clarias intermedius, Clarias meladerma, Clarias olivaceus and Clarias planiceps); lacking white spots on the body (except for Clarias olivaceus and Clarias planiceps); distance between the tip of the occipital process and the base of the first dorsal fin ray 10.3-12.4% SL; body depth 9.9-11.5% SL; head width 14.0-15.6% SL; snout length 32.5-37.7% SL; interorbital distance 39.4-43.6% SL (Ref. 51071).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 01 September 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.05.04

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