Clarias nieuhofii

This species can be distinguished from other Clarias catfishes, apart from the recently discovered Clarias batu and Clarias nigricans, by the greatly elongated body which gives it a remarkably eel-like appearance.

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The Clarias nieuhofii lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Clarias nieuhofii is a species of clariid catfish. It has a wide distribution in Southeast Asia including peninsular Malaysia, Java, Sumatra, Borneo and the Philippines. More

widespread species Clarias nieuhofii but examination of 6 specimens purchased from a fish market in Samarinda in 1999 and preserved specimens from the sa... More

Clarias nieuhofii Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840 Species Clarias nigricans Ng, 2003 More

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Common names

Clarias nieuhofii in Catalan (Català)
Itu-itu in Batak
Itu-itu in Toba, Batak
Lindi in Bahasa Indonesia
Lindi in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Trey andaing ngaing in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
尼氏巨噬胡鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
尼氏巨噬鬍鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
连鳍胡鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
連鰭鬍鯰 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Clariidae
Genus : Clarias
Species : Clarias nieuhofii
Authority : Valenciennes, 1840