|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Nemapteryx nenga (Hamilton, 1822)|
|Common Name||Spotfin Sea Catfish|
|Type Locality||Estuaries of Bengal, India.|
|Synonym(s)||Arius nenga, Pimelodus nenga, Tachysurus nenga|
|Size||280mm or 11" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Unfortunately, the only way you can reliably tell N. nenga from Arius maculatus is in the teeth. However, N. nenga frequently has a dorsal spine that is as long as the head (the dorsal spine in A. maculatus is always shorter than the head).|
|Distribution||Indian and Pacific oceans.
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp 171, 376.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 06 05:04 (species record created: 2004 Nov 18 00:00)|