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Species profile—Sciades paucus (shovelnose catfish)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Ariidae (fork-tailed catfishes) → Sciades paucus (shovelnose catfish)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Ariidae (fork-tailed catfishes)
Scientific name
Sciades paucus Kailola, 2000
Common name
shovelnose catfish
Type reference
Kailola, P.J., 2000. Six new species of fork-tailed catfishes (Pisces, Teleostei, Ariidae) from Australia and New Guinea. Beagle, Rec. Mus. Art Gallery N.T. 16: 127-144.
WildNet taxon ID
31513
Synonym(s)
Arius paucus
Neoarius paucus
Arius midgleyi
Ariopsis paucus
Alternate name(s)
shovel nose catfish
Carpentaria catfish
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=31513

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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