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Ancistrus agostinhoi  Bifi, Pavanelli & Zawadzki, 2009

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Ancistrinae
Etymology: Ancistrus: Greek, agkistron = hook (Ref. 45335);  agostinhoi: Named for Ângelo Antônio Agostinho; a patronym.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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South America: Brazil.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83296); 7.6 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 3 - 4. This species differs from its congeners inhabiting the Río de La Plata and coastal basins of southern Brazil, except A. abilhoai, A. formoso, A. mullerae, A. multispinis and A. taunayi by possessing a maxillary barbel shorter and not free from lower lip (vs. longer and free from lower lip); from A. abilhoai by having the width of mandibulary teeth row 15.8-19.3% of HL (vs. 13.4-15.5%) and 38.4-53.6% of interorbital width (vs. 32.9-37.9%); from A. formoso by orbital diameter 12.3-17.3% of HL (vs. 8.3-8.7%), caudal peduncle depth 10.6-12.0% of SL (vs. 7.8-8.7%) and number of dentary teeth 38-78 (vs. 110); from A. multispinis and A. taunayi by occipital depth 18.8-22.0% of SL (vs. 16.2-18.0% and 17.3-17.9%, respectively); from A. mullerae by occipital depth 18.8-22.0% of SL (vs. 15.4-18.8%) and head length 37.8-41.4% of SL, mean = 38.9% (vs. 34.4-37.9%, mean= 36.3%) (Ref. 83296).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Bifi, A.G., C.S. Pavanelli and C.H. Zawadzki, 2009. Three new species of Ancistrus Kner, 1854 (Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the Rio Iguaçu basin, Paraná State, Brazil. Zootaxa 2275:41-59. (Ref. 83296)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00776 (0.00370 - 0.01627), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .