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Amblyceps macropterus  Ng, 2001

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Amblycipitidae (Torrent catfishes)
Etymology: Amblyceps: Greek, amblys = soft, darkness + Latin, ceps = head (Ref. 45335);  macropterus: The specific name is a noun in apposition, derived from the Greek makros (long) and pteron (fin), referring to the relatively large adipose fin of the species.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical

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Asia: Hab River drainage in southwestern Pakistan.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41275)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6; Vertebrae: 37. Have well developed processes along the median caudal-fin rays. Easily distinguished from Indian congeners in having a unique combination of the following characters: length of adipose-fin base 28.3% SL, dorsal to adipose distance 15.8% SL, head width 13.6% SL, body depth at anus 11.5% SL, 37 vertebrae, and a non-projecting lower jaw (Ref. 41275).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Ng, H.H., 2001. Amblyceps macropterus, a new species of amblycipitid catfish (Osteichthyes: Amblycipitidae) from Pakistan. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 12(3):201-204. (Ref. 41275)

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=0.00575 (0.00260 - 0.01273), b=3.05 (2.85 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .