Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes
(Catfish) > Siluridae
Etymology: Ompok: It is a bad reproduction of a Malayam fish name as limpok/ompok (Ref. 45335); platyrhynchus: Specific name from the Greek platys, meaning flat, and rhynchos, meaning nose; in reference to the lack of a distinct nuchal concavity.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; demersal; depth range ? - 1 m (Ref. 53259). Tropical
Asia: Temburong River drainagae in Brunei Darussalam, Borneo.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 53259)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 74 - 80;
Vertebrae: 59 - 60. Having 74-80 anal-fin rays; lacking a distinct nuchal concavity; body depth 13.5-17.7% SL; snout length 37.1-38.1% HL; maxillary barbels reaching to middle of pectoral fin; vertebrae 59-60 (Ref. 53259).
Inhabits a small meandering stream with clear and fast flowing water over a rock and sand substratum (Ref. 53259).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Ng, H.H. and H.H. Tan, 2004. Ompok platyrhynchus, a new silurid catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from Borneo. Zootaxa 580:1-11. (Ref. 53259)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00282 - 0.01174), b=3.00 (2.82 - 3.18), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .