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Hemiarius dioctes  (Kailola, 2000)

Warrior catfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Warrior catfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: freshwater
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Occurs in the north coast, ranging from the Adelaide and Alligator Rivers to the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Norman River (Ref. 40908).
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Kailola, P.J., 2000
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Ariidae (Sea catfishes) > Ariinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 120 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40908); max. published weight: 19.0 kg (Ref. 40908)

Environment

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Western Central Pacific: southern New Guinea and Australia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 17 - 21; Vertebrae: 49 - 50. Teeth strong, non-depressible; in narrow bands in jaws and in four patches arranged across front palate. Snout prominent, jaw teeth exposed; mouth wide. Head somewhat venulosus, head shield almost smooth. Eye small, free of head skin, 6-14% HL. No rakers on posterior face of first two arches; gill opening wide. Body orange-yellow; lips, inside mouth and body usually covered with orange or yellow mucus, and teeth usually reddish (Ref. 40908).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal and lower mangrove areas, estuaries into main rivers and lagoons (Ref. 40908, 75154).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 58010)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5625 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.8   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Very Low, minimum population doubling time more than 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Very high vulnerability (77 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium