Cat-eLog Right Arrow Plotosidae Right Arrow Porochilus

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Scientific Name Porochilus meraukensis  (Weber, 1913)
Common Name
Type Locality Merauke, southern New Guinea.
Etymology Porochilus: Greek, poros = porous + Greek, cheilos =lip. 
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Size 240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia and Oceania: New Guinea.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Süsswasserfische aus Niederländisch Süd- und Nord-Neu-Guinea v. 9 (livr. 4), pp 529.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 30 13:48 (species record created: 2017 Aug 29 15:47)