Encheloclarias velatus Ng & Tan, 2000
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Family:  Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes)
Max. size:  16.92 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: central Sumatra, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-29; Anal soft rays: 54-59; Vertebrae: 62-64. anal and caudal fins confluent only at the base, 54-59 anal fin rays, 44-45 caudal vertebrae, length of anal fin base 54.6-61.2% of SL, body depth at anus 10.1-11.4% of SL, head length 13.1-17.2% of SL, snout length 28.9-32.0% of head length, and interorbital distance 45.3-50.5% of head length.
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 September 2018 (B1ab(i,ii,iii)+2ab(i,ii,iii); D2) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: BĂ©arez, Philippe - 27.04.01

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