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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Amblyceps accari Dahanukar, Raghavan, Ali & Britz, 2016|
|Type Locality||Tunga River, Krishna River System, Kudremukh, Karnataka, India, 13.206°N, 75.283°E, elevation 788 meters.|
|Pronunciation||AHM bli seps|
|Etymology||From the Greek amblys, meaning blunt and kephale, meaning head; in reference to the blunt snout.|
|Identification||The catfish genus Amblyceps is characteristic in having the epiphyseal commissure of the supraorbital sensory canals immediately anterior to, and not passing through the epiphyseal bar; the anterior cranial fontanelle narrowing abruptly along its posterior end offering epiphyseal commisure bony support from frontal; the fifth ceratobranchial expanding medially at its posterior tip; pinnatelike rays along anterior margin of the procurrent and medial caudal-fin rays; a transverse crest along entire posterior margin of roof of supraoccipital and pterotic; the lateroposterior process of horizontal lamina of urohyal short or vestigial,shorter than the horizontal lamina; the upper hypurals fused with compound centrum; the anterior nostril situated immediately anterior to the base of the nasal barbel; and both lips with double folds. It is also characteristic in having a prominent cup-like skin flap above the base of the pectoral spine.|
|Distribution||Krishna River system, Karnataka, India.
Indian waters, Andhra Pradesh State Waters, Krishna (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Feeding||Readily eats all manner of live and prepared foods.|
|Breeding||Unreported in the aquarium.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Zootaxa 4109 (no. 2), pp 218, Figs. 1-2.|
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|Last Update||2017 Mar 19 04:53 (species record created: 2016 May 06 02:15)|