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Scientific Name Neosilurus novaeguineae  (Weber, 1907)
Common Name New Guinea Tandan
Type Locality Lake Sentani, Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Synonym(s) Copidoglanis novaeguineae, Copidoglanis novaeguineae niger
Pronunciation Nee oh see loo russ
Etymology The generic name comes from the Latin neo, meaning new and Silurus, a catfish name frequently used to form generic names. 
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Size 210mm or 8.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia and Oceania: New Guinea.
Pacific, Papua New Guinea (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, South Pacific, New Guinea Pacific area, New Guinea Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2020.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Süsswasserfische von Neu-Guinea v. 5 (Zool.) pt 2, pp 226.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 21 12:11 (species record created: 2011 Sep 07 14:07)