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Scientific Name Acrochordonichthys guttatus  Ng & Ng, 2001
Common Name
Type Locality Barito River drainage, Sungai Barito at Muara Laung, Kalimantan Tengah, Borneo, Indonesia.
Pronunciation ack roe KOR don ick thees
Etymology Acrochordonichthys: From the Greek akrochordon, meaning wart, and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the tuberculate skin. 
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Size 98mm or 3.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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.
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Distribution Asia: known only from the Barito River drainage in Borneo, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Barito (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Journal of Fish Biology v. 58 (no. 2), pp 394, Figs. 6-8, 10.
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Last Update 2014 Jun 29 10:27 (species record created: 2010 Aug 01 22:04)