|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Neosilurus gloveri Allen & Feinberg, 1988|
|Common Name||Dalhousie Catfish|
|Type Locality||Main Spring, Dalhousie Springs, South Australia, about 26°25'S, 135°30'E.|
|Pronunciation||Nee oh see loo russ - glove err aye|
|Etymology||The generic name comes from the Latin neo, meaning new and Silurus, a catfish name frequently used to form generic names.|
|Size||180mm or 7.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||One of the smaller members of the Genus.|
|Sexing||They may be sexed by the shape of their urogenital papilla, although the small size of this species makes this a little more difficult.|
|Distribution||Restricted to fourteen springs at Dalhousie Springs. They are usually common within their small range.
Australia waters, Dalhousie springs (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Temperature||16.0-40.0°C or 60.8-104°F (Show species within this range)|
|Breeding||Fecundity ranges from 136 eggs for a 72mm (3in) TL fish to 1197 eggs for a 120mm (4.8in) TL fish. It is not known if spawning is seasonal or occurs all year round.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 3 (no. 1)
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|Last Update||2013 Jul 13 07:05 (species record created: 2002 Jan 05 00:00)|