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Scientific Name Neoarius pectoralis  (Kailola, 2000)
Common Name
Type Locality Chapman River, Queensland, 14°56'S, 141°38'E, Australia.
Pronunciation Nee oh ar ee uss.
Etymology Neo, new (newly discovered) and arius from the Greek arios, meaning warlike or bellicose; in reference to the well-developed fin spines. 
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Size 393mm or 15.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Western Central Pacific: Irian Jaya and Australia. Probably also occurring in southern Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby to the Kempwelch River area).

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory v. 16, pp 133, Figs. 5-6.
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Last Update 2022 Mar 23 08:51 (species record created: 2022 Mar 21 20:08)