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Acrochordonichthys rugosus  (Bleeker, 1846)

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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).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 7.0 - ?.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 4-5; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10; Vertebrae: 35 - 37. Generally dark brown with many irregular light brown patches. Long nasal barbels 6.5-15.6%HL. Lateral margins of head, steeply sloping; convex snout when viewed dorsally. Adipose fin with angular posterior margin. Pectoral spine with serrations on the posterior edge (Ref. 37794).

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Asia: Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits clear, swiftly flowing forested streams with pH of 7 and sandy or rocky bottoms. Hides under submerged logs or rocks with some leaf litter in the swifter parts of the stream. A predatory fish, ambushing balitorid loaches of Nemacheilus and sisorid catfish of the genus Glyptothorax (Ref. 37794).

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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. 96402)

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 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.73 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.