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Scientific Name Neosilurus gloveri  Allen & Feinberg, 1998
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. 
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Size 90mm or 3.5" 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.
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Distribution Oceania: known only from the Main Spring at Dalhousie Springs, South Australia.
Australia waters, Dalhousie springs (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Critically Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
Temperature 16.0-40.0°C or 60.8-104°F (Show species within this range)
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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.
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Reference aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 3 (no. 1), pp 13, Fig. 3.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 24 04:24 (species record created: 2002 Jan 05 00:00)