Acanthobunocephalus nicoi Friel, 1995
photo by Friel, J.P.

Family:  Aspredinidae (Banjo catfishes), subfamily: Pseudobunocephalinae
Max. size:  1.97 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: upper Orinoco River basin, including the Sipapo, Ramoni and Casiquiare rivers.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits edges of clear, tannin stained rivers in flooded plants, primarily grasses and sedges.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 03.06.98
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 22.04.09

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