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Scientific Name Neoarius taylori  (Roberts, 1978)
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Type Locality Upper Fly River, Papua New Guinea, 6°46'48"S, 141°36'36"E.
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 400mm or 15.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Oceania: Upper Fly River system in Papua New Guinea. Formerly classified as data deficient in the 2000 IUCN red list of threatened species.

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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 Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 281, pp 40, Figs. 19, 20h.
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Last Update 2022 Mar 23 08:51 (species record created: 2022 Mar 21 20:10)