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Scientific Name Neosilurus idenburgi  (Nichols, 1940)
Common Name
Type Locality Bernhard Camp, Idenburg River, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 75 meters.
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 270mm or 10.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia and Oceania: northern New Guinea.
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 American Museum Novitates No. 1093, pp 1.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 30 13:48 (species record created: 2017 Aug 29 15:47)