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Acrochordonichthys guttatus  Ng & Ng, 2001

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Akysidae (Stream catfishes) > Parakysinae
Etymology: Acrochordonichthys: Greek, akros = summit, topmost + Greek, chorda = nervous line + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  guttatus: Named for the pattern of small brown spots on the dorsal surface of head and body, guttatus (speckled).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: known only from the Barito River drainage in Borneo, Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37794)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 5; Anal soft rays: 8 - 11; Vertebrae: 40 - 41. Dorsal to adipose distance (7.7-8.7% SL); short snout (length 31.4-38.4% HL). Long and deep head (head length 23.2-26.9% SL; head depth 12.7-14.3% SL); and short snout (snout length 31.4-38.4% HL). Body depth at anus 10.9-12.8% SL; caudal peduncle depth 4.7-5.3% SL. Slender humeral process (maximum width 10-11.8% its length). Angular anterior margin of the anal fin and angular posterior margin of adipose fin. Male genital papilla long and slender. Branchiostegal rays 6. A variegated color pattern with numerous brown patches (Ref. 37794).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Ng, H.H. and P.K.L. Ng, 2001. A revision of the akysid catfish genus Acrochordonichthys Bleeker. J. Fish Biol. 58:386-418. (Ref. 37794)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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