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Scientific Name Acrochordonichthys strigosus  Ng & Ng, 2001
Common Name
Type Locality Mouth of Sungai Putan to 3 kilometers downstream, 1°02'28.0''N, 112°59'58.6''E, Sungai Sibau, Kalimantan Barat, Borneo, Indonesia.
Pronunciation ack roe KOR don ick thees
Etymology Acrochordonichthys: From the Greek akrochordon, meaning wart, and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the tuberculate skin. 
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Size 84mm or 3.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Catfish of the genus Acrochordonichthys are cryptically coloured species generally found at the bottoms of rivers throughout Southeast Asia. They have a highly rugose skin with tubercles arranged in longitudinal rows along the side of the body, a long low adipose fin and an emarginate caudal fin.
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Distribution Asia: known only from the Kapuas River drainage in Borneo, Indonesia.
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indonesian Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters, Western Borneo Waters, Kapuas (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Journal of Fish Biology v. 58 (no. 2), pp 403, Figs. 5-6, 8, 13.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 01 12:59 (species record created: 2006 Dec 29 10:01)