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Neoarius coatesi  (Kailola, 1990)

Coates' catfish
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ariidae (Sea catfishes) > Ariinae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?; 3°S - 6°S

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Oceania: endemic to Sepik and Ramu rivers in Papua New Guinea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 36 - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2847); common length : 45.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9233); common length :45 cm SL (female); max. published weight: 5.0 kg (Ref. 9233)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 19 - 21

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in rivers only. Occurs at temperatures ranging from 26 to 32°C. Mainly diurnal. Feeds mainly on fine and coarse detritus, other plant material (particularly seeds and small pieces of bark), and especially prawns. Also preys on aquatic insects and nymphs, fishes, worms and leeches (Ref. 2847).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Mouthbrooder.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. | Collaborators

Coates, D., 1991. Biology of fork-tailed catfishes from the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. Environ. Biol. Fish. 31:55-74. (Ref. 9233)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 58010)




Human uses

Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishes of Iran | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Scirus | SeaLifeBase | Tree of Life | Wikipedia(Go, Search) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (65 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.