|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Acestridium scutatum Reis & Lehmann A., 2009|
|Type Locality||Rio Traira, ca. 35 kilometers east of Rio Madeira on Trans-Amazon road, 7°35'33''S, 62°44'45''W, Município de Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Size||63mm or 2.5" 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||Rio Traira, Rio Madeira drainage, Amazonas, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira, Traira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Copeia 2009 (no. 3), pp 448, Figs. 3, 4A, 5B.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 13 03:22 (species record created: 2009 Sep 10 13:55)|