Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37188018

Species Neoarius pectoralis (Kailola, 2000)

Sawspine Catfish, Sawspined Catfish




Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Approx. Anson Bay, NT to Gulf of Carpentaria, QLD; tropical, West Pacific, Irian Jaya.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Northern Territory: Gulf of Carpentaria, N coast
    • Queensland: Gulf of Carpentaria, NE coast

Ecological Descriptors

Estuary, mangrove.

Extra Ecological Information

Tidal part of rivers. 0-10m


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
12-Sep-2013 SILURIFORMES 10-Sep-2013 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED