Cinetodus froggatti

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: 51-52

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Cinetodus froggatti


Cinetodus froggatti  (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886)

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Arius froggatti  ZBK  Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886: 14. Type-locality: Strickland River , New Guinea. Holotype: AMS B.9936. 

Septobranchus johannae  ZBK  Hardenberg, 1941: 223, fig. 3. Type locality: Merauke , Irian Jaya, Indonesia. Holotype: whereabouts unknown. 

Distribution: Southern New Guinea and northern Australia.

Countries: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Habitat: Brackish and freshwaters.

Maximum size: 520 mm TL.

Material examined: AMS I. 27417-001 (1 c&s), Papua New Guinea, gulf of Papua   ; USNM 217080 (3 al, 287-368 mm TL), Papua New Guinea, mainstream of lower fly 1.5 km upstream from Elangowan Island, 298 km upriver from Toro Pass   .