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  • Acestridium sp. (1)
  • Acestridium sp. (1)
  • Acestridium sp. (1)
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Scientific Name Acestridium sp. (1)   
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Identification Acestridium was diagnosed by Schaefer (1991) based on the following characters: ten principal caudal-fin rays; plates at anterior snout margin forming conspicuous spatulate projection; head and body very slender, depressed; dorsal surface of head and trunk with longitudinal ridges; dorsal fin placed posteriorly, well beyond pelvic fin and just anterior to anal-fin origin; adipose fin absent; dermal plates anterior to first dorsal-fin proximal radial expanded, bearing ventromedial keel contacting the dorsal margin of the neural arches of the vertebrae six through twelve; and ridge of bone on the ventral surface of the lateral ethmoid contacting the metapterygoid channel reflected mesially.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2011 Dec 20 13:32 (species record created: 2001 May 05 00:00)