Ancistrus reisi  Fisch-Muller, Cardoso, da Silva & Bertaco, 2005

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Loricariidae (Armored catfishes) > Ancistrinae
Etymology: Ancistrus: Greek, agkistron = hook (Ref. 45335);  reisi: Named after Roberto Reis for his active contribution to the knowledge of the Neotropical ichthyofauna.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal.   Tropical

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South America: Tocantins State, Brazil.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 54498)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal soft rays: 5; Vertebrae: 28. Distinguished from all congeners except Ancistrus tombador and A. jataiensis by the absence of an adipose fin. Adipose fin is replaced by a series of 2 to 4 median unpaired platelets forming a low crest. These platelets are nearly immediately followed by the plate-like procurrent caudal rays, while in A. tombador these are followed by at least two lateral plates that join dorsally before the procurrent caudal rays (Ref. 54498). Distinguished from A. tombador by following characters: snout with naked margin generally ill-delimited by posterior dermal plates which are irregular in size and shape and rarely joined together; tentacles present, unbranched; body wider (cleithral width 31.6-34.5% SL, mean 33.1) and caudal peduncle depth 9.6-10.7% SL, mean 10.2. Differs from A. jataiensis by the following morphometric characters: predorsal length (43.8-46.4% SL, mean 44.9, vs. 47.5-49.3% SL, mean 48.1), occipital depth (14.9-17.0% SL, mean 16.0, versus 17.0-19.5% SL, mean 18.1) and caudal peduncle length (27.7-30.9% SL, mean 28.7, vs. 24.6-27.1%SL, mean 26.3) (Ref. 54498).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in small rivers (Ref. 54498).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Fisch-Muller, Sonia | Collaborators

Fisch-Muller, S., A.R. Cardoso, J.F.P. da Silva and V.A. Bertaco, 2005. Three new species of Ancistrus Kner (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Loricariidae) from the upper Tapajós and Tocantins rivers. Rev. Suisse de Zoologie 112(2):559-572. (Ref. 54498)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00759 (0.00346 - 0.01664), b=3.10 (2.91 - 3.29), 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) .