Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits streams, from highly turbid standing water over a heavy clay substratum to free flowing clear water over gravel. Algae-eater (Ref. 6868).
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Distribution

South America: Paraná River basin.
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Paraná River basin, Argentina.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

8.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 36713))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; freshwater
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Diseases and Parasites

Raphidascaris Infection 2. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Raphidascaris Disease. Parasitic infestations (protozoa, worms, etc.)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Ancistrus cirrhosus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Ancistrus cirrhosus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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