Amblyceps yunnanensis

Amblyceps yunnanensis Zhang, Long, Xiao & Chen, 2016

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Amblycipitidae (Torrent catfishes)
Etymology: Amblyceps: Greek, amblys = soft, darkness + Latin, ceps = head (Ref. 45335);  yunnanensis: Named from Yunnan Province and the latin suffix 'ensis', meaning from a place.

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

Freshwater; demersal.   Subtropical

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Asia: River Mengnai, Yunnan Province, China.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 118060)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 4; Anal soft rays: 10

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits fast-flowing hill streams which twists its way through dense forest and with river bed composed of large boulders, cobbles, gravel, and sand. Hides under boulders in groups in shallow rapids of hill streams (Ref, 118060).

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Zhang, X., Y. Long, H. Xiao and Z. Chen, 2016. First record of the catfish genus Amblyceps Blyth, 1858 from China with the description of a new species (Osteichthyes: Amblycipitidae). Folia Zool. 65(2):81-86. (Ref. 118060)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00603 (0.00279 - 0.01304), b=3.03 (2.84 - 3.22), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .