Ompok siluroides  Lacepède, 1803

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Siluridae (Sheatfishes)
Etymology: Ompok: It is a bad reproduction of a Malayam fish name as limpok/ompok (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Lacepède.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya River drainages in Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, the Barito River drainage in southern Borneo and Java.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 82371)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 4; Anal soft rays: 54 - 74. Two pairs of barbels; maxillary barbels reaching pelvic fins or anal fins; mandibullary barbels minute, about as long as diameter of eye. Eyes small, covered by skin. Dorsal and pelvic fins small; anal fin long; pectoral fins well developed (Ref. 4792); vomerine teeth in 2 patches (Ref. 12693). Brown, usually marmorated body with conspicuous round black blotch above pectoral base (Ref. 43281).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in streams and rivers of all sizes with currents ranging from sluggish to moderate (Ref. 12693). Moves into freshly inundated habitats during the flood season (Ref. 12693). Feeds on crustaceans and mollusks (Ref. 12693). Sold fresh or smoked on skewers (Ref. 12693).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Ng, H.H. and R.K. Hadiaty, 2009. Ompok brevirictus, a new catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from Sumatra. Zootaxa 2232:50-60. (Ref. 82371)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00286 - 0.01212), b=2.99 (2.81 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (35 of 100) .