Cat-eLog Right Arrow Clariidae Right Arrow The genus Dinotopterus

Jump to next section Summary of Dinotopterus
Etymology Dinotopterus: From the Greek, di-,meaning two, noton, meaning back and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the presence of the two dorsal fins (rayed and adipose).
Sexing In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.
Size Smallest 1000mm, largest 1750mm, average 1375mm, most commonly 1000mm. All SL.
Species There are 2 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
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