|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Acestridium gymnogaster Reis & Lehmann, 2009|
|Type Locality||Rio Traira, ca. 33 km east of Rio Madeira onTrans-Amazonica road, 7°35'33''S, 62°44'45''W, Município de Humaltá, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Size||62mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|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.|
|Distribution||South America: Rio Madeira basin in Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Copeia 2009 (no. 3)|
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|Last Update||2010 Nov 09 02:53 (species record created: 2009 Sep 10 13:54)|