Nedystoma dayi

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 74

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Nedystoma dayi


Nedystoma dayi  (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

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Hemipimelodus dayi  ZBK  Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886: 16. Type locality: Strickland River , New Guinea. Holotype: AMS b.9938  . Paratypes: AMS B. 9939-40  . QM I.879  , NMV 51616-19  .

Distribution: Southern New Guinea.

Countries: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Habitat: Predominantly freshwaters, but also in brackish waters.

Maximum size: 320 mm SL.

Material examined: AMS I.25992-002 (1 c&s), Papua New Guinea, Kibi Creek, Wabo   ; USNM 217082 (3 al, 121-187 mm TL) (1 c&s), Papua New Guinea, side channel of Strickland 4 km downstream from massy bakers junction, 450 km upriver from Toro Pass   .