Brustiarius proximus

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: 35

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Brustiarius proximus


Brustiarius proximus  (Ogilby, 1898)

Arius proximus  ZBK  Ogilby, 1898: 280. Type locality: Darwin , Northern Terr., Australia. Holotype: AMS I.25691-001. 

Arius arafurensis  ZBK  Hardenberg, 1948: 280. Type Locality: Fish market, Dobo, Aru Is. , Indo-Australian Archipelago. Holotype: whereabouts unknown. 

Distribution: Southern New Guinea and northern Australia.

Countries: Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 410 mm TL.

Material examined: USNM 173568 (1 al, 356 mm TL), Australia, Northern Territory, night cliff, 7 mi north of Darwin, rocky coves, sandy beaches .