Acanthicus adonis  Isbrücker Nijssen, 1988,,

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Ancistrinae
Etymology: Acanthicus: Greek, akanthikos = thorny, spiny (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Nijssen.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; pH range: 6.0 - 7.0; dH range: 5 - 12.   Tropical; 23°C - 27°C (Ref. 2060)

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36713)

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South America: Lower Tocantins River basin.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Burgess, W.E., 1989. An atlas of freshwater and marine catfishes. A preliminary survey of the Siluriformes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey (USA). 784 p.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.0 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (15 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.