Overview

Distribution

Upper Madeira River basin, Amazon River basin, Bolivia and Brazil.
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South America: Amazon River basin.
  • Ferraris, C.J. Jr. 2003 Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes). p. 470-482. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 37098)
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 110 mm TL
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Max. size

11.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37098))
  • Ferraris, C.J. Jr. 2003 Auchenipteridae (Driftwood catfishes). p. 470-482. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil. (Ref. 37098)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7.2; dH range: 7 - 16
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

aquarium: public aquariums
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Wikipedia

Auchenipterichthys thoracatus

Auchenipterichthys thoracatus is a species of driftwood catfish endemic to Peru where it is found in the Amazon River basin. It grows to a length of 11.0 cm.

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