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Ompok rhadinurus  Ng, 2003

Image contributors to this species:

Zhou Hang (1) Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Search Google  All Catfish Species Inventory

 

Relevant Information:

Dorsal soft rays (total): 3 - 4; Anal soft rays: 76 - 85; Vertebrae: 56 - 58. Head width 11.4-13.3% SL; caudal peduncle depth 3.7-4.3% SL; anal fin rays 76-85; vertebrae 56-58. Part of the O. hypophthalmus group which contains, O. hypopthalmus, O. rhabdinurus and O. urbaini. Inhabits large, slow flowing rivers and lakes and swamps. Juveniles sometimes occur in smaller streams. Feeds on smaller fishes and crustaceans.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Siluridaeycipitidae

Distribution:

Asia: Kapuas River drainage in western Borneo; Batang Hari, Deli, Indragiri and Musi River drainages in Sumatra, Indonesia; and Bernam, Endau, Pahang, Pattani and Perak River drainages in Malay Peninsula.

Size:

21.4cm.SL (8.4ins)

Temp:

21-27°C (69-81F)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Ng, H.H. 2003 A review of the Ompok hypophthalmus group of silurid catfishes with the description of a new species from South-East Asia. J. Fish Biol. 62:1296-1311.

 

 

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