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The broad-snouted catfish[2] (Neoarius latirostris) is a species of catfish in the family Ariidae.[3] It was described by William John Macleay in 1883, originally under the genus Arius.[1] It inhabits freshwater rivers in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.[3][4] Its diet includes finfish, mollusks, prawns, terrestrial arthropods, aquatic insects, and plants.[5] It reaches a maximum standard length of 50 cm (20 in).[3]

The IUCN redlist currently lists the broad-snouted catfish as Least Concern, but makes note of a present decline in the species' population. It cites fishing/harvesting, mining, quarrying, and residential developments as the main threats to the species.[4]

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