Euristhmus lepturus (G√ľnther, 1864)
Long-tailed catfish
Euristhmus lepturus
photo by CSIRO

 Family:  Plotosidae (Eeltail catfishes)
 Max. size:  46 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819), northern Australia and New Guinea.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found in coastal waters.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 28.11.92
 Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 15.08.95
 Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 24.08.94

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