|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Encheloclarias curtisoma Ng & Lim, 1993|
|Common Name||Bladefin Catfish|
|Type Locality||Blackwater stream, peat swamp forest at 39 km milestone on road to Tanjong Malim from Sungei Basar, Selangor, Malaysia.|
|Pronunciation||en che low klar ee ass.|
|Etymology||Greek, enchelys, = eel + see under Clarias|
|Articles|| - CotM 2007 January
|Size||82mm or 3.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Catfishes of the genus Encheloclarias are restricted to the blackwater habitats of Sundaic Southeast Asia. They are the most poorly-known of Asian clariid catfishes and are easily distinguished from Asian Clarias by the presence of a moderately long adipose fin that is not supported by extensions of the neural spines.|
|Sexing||In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.|
|Distribution||Asia: known so far from Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia.
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters, Selangor (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.|
|Furniture||Occurs in a stream about 3 m wide and half a meter deep in a peat swamp forest. The stream has a soft and peaty substrate, covered with large pieces of wood and submerged branches.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 4 (no. 1), pp32, Figs. 9-10.|
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|Last Update||2013 Feb 25 15:33 (species record created: 2006 Oct 07 02:53)|