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Scientific Name Acrochordonichthys ischnosoma  Bleeker, 1858
Common Name
Type Locality Tjitarum [Citarum] River, Parongkalong, Preanger Province, Java, 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 101mm or 4" 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: Java, Indonesia and Malaysia.
Indonesian Waters, Citarum (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters, Musi (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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Reference Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae v. 4 (art. 2), pp 232.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 20 00:23 (species record created: 2006 Dec 22 18:44)