Acanthopsoides hapalias  Siebert, 1991

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cobitidae (Loaches) > Cobitinae
Etymology: Acanthopsoides: Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, ops = similar + sufix oides = look, appearance (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12693)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Has a rounded snout with a length of 2.0-2.8 times in head length; dorsal-fin origin above pelvic-fin origin; usually a very faint color pattern (more conspicuous in specimens from clear water) with a midlateral row of about 7-12 dark blotches; a row of about 10-15 mid-dorsal blotches; sometimes a few scattered spots on the dorsal half of the body; a black stripe from eye to the tip of snout; a conspicuous roundish black spot a the upper extremity of caudal-fin base; a fainter spot at the lower extremity.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in lower parts of river basins, with muddy to sandy bottom (Ref. 27732). Feeds on benthic invertebrates, particularly chironomid larvae, and some algae (Ref. 12693).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rainboth, W.J., 1996. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong. FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. FAO, Rome, 265 p. (Ref. 12693)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00513 (0.00229 - 0.01150), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.29 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .