|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Encheloclarias prolatus Ng & Lim, 1993|
|Type Locality||Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.|
|Pronunciation||en che low klar ee ass.|
|Etymology||Greek, enchelys, = eel + see under Clarias|
|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.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 4 (no. 1), pp 29, Fig. 6.|
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|Last Update||2017 Dec 02 03:23 (species record created: 2017 Nov 27 14:20)|