Clarias nieuhofii Valenciennes, 1840
Slender walking catfish
photo by JJPhoto

Family:  Clariidae (Airbreathing catfishes)
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Southeast Asia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in peats, lakes and lowland forest streams (Ref. 57235). Found in well shaded forest streams and swamps with acidic waters. A carnivorous species which feeds at night (Ref. 85309). Not seen in markets (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 September 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 22.05.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.10.10

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