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Clarias kapuasensis  Sudarto, Teugels & Pouyaud, 2003

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes)
Etymology: Clarias: Greek, chlaros = lively, in reference to the ability of the fish to live for a long time out of water;  kapuasensis: Named after the Kapuas River Basin (Ref. 49847).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: West Borneo, Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 26.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 49847)

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 65-72; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 51 - 60. Very short occipital process length (5.2-6.6% HL), a relatively long distance between the tip of the occipital process and the dorsal fin origin (6.4-8.7% SL), the anterior edge of the pectoral spine smooth and without serrae, and a relatively short anal fin compared to C. nieuhofii with 51-60 rays (Ref. 49847).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits swampy areas bordering the mainstream of the Kapuas River and its tributaries (Ref. 49847).

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Sudarto, G.G. Teugels and L. Pouyaud, 2003. Description of two new Clarias species from Borneo (Siluriformes, Clariidae). Cybium 27(2):153-161. (Ref. 49847)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00724 (0.00336 - 0.01560), b=2.99 (2.82 - 3.16), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .