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Akysis maculipinnis  Fowler, 1934

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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) > Akysinae
Etymology: Akysis: Derived from Greek, a = without + Greek, kysthos = bladder (Ref. 45335);  maculipinnis: The specific name is derived from the Latin macula (spot) and pinna (fin), referring to the speckled fins..   More on author: Fowler.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30226)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-6; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10; Vertebrae: 31 - 32. Distinguished from all its congeners by the following combination of characters: head length 22.0-28.6% SL; depth of caudal peduncle 8.8-10.7% SL; length of anal-fin base 15.2-19.1% SL; eye diameter 12-16% HL; length of nasal barbel 57-92% HL; 3-4 serrae on the posterior edge of the pectoral spine; and caudal fin emarginate (Ref. 30226).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Asia: Mekong and Chao Phrya (Thailand) basins as well as basins around the upper Gulf of Thailand.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits large muddy river channels. Not seen in the markets (Ref. 12693).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO Species Identification Field Guide for Fishery Purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693)

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 = 0.5000   [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):  3.3   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .