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Down arrow Summary of Acrochordonichthys
Pronounced ack roe KOR don ick thees
Etymology Acrochordonichthys: From the Greek akrochordon, meaning wart, and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the tuberculate skin.
Identification Catfish of the genus Acrochordonichthys are cryptically coloured species generally found at the bottoms of rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They have a highly rugose skin with tubercles arranged in longitudinal rows along the side of the body, a long low adipose fin and an emarginate caudal fin.
Size Smallest 84mm, largest 110mm, average 97mm, most commonly 92mm. All SL.
Species There are 5 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (40%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Acrochordonichthys rugosus (75%)
2. Acrochordonichthys falcifer (25%)
 
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Acrochordonichthys species
 

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