Arius dispar Herre, 1926
Fleshysnout catfish
photo by FAO

Family:  Ariidae (Sea catfishes), subfamily: Ariinae
Max. size:  34 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: Taiwan, Philippines, and questionably from northern Borneo.
Biology:  Found in turbid inshore waters, estuaries, embayments, and brackish water lagoons (Ref. 38478). Feeds mainly from the bottom (Ref. 26909). An excellent food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 10 August 2020 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic

Source and more info: For personal, classroom, and other internal use only. Not for publication.