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Astroblepus quispei ArdilaRodríguez, 2012

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Siluriformes (Catfish) > Astroblepidae (Naked sucker-mouth catfishes)
Etymology: Astroblepus: Greek, astra = ray + Greek, blepo = to look (Ref. 45335).

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

Freshwater; demersal.   High altitude

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South America: Andes, Peru.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93748)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Astroblepus quispei is distinguished from other congeners by the following characters: maxillary wattle doesn't reach beyond the oral disk; first pectoral radius is shorter than head longitude and has 10 - 11 soft branching radii, 7 of them associated to the third radial; first radius of the pelvic doesn't go beyond the anus; pre-maxillary with two and a half internal rows of bicuspid teeth; the outermost row with 10 conic teeth; first simple radii of caudal fin with extensions; 23 free vertebrae, the fifth cerato-branchial bone with 5 teeth in the anterior region (ref. 93748).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Schaefer, Scott | Collaborators

Ardila Rodriguez, C.A., 2012. Astroblepus ortegai y Astroblepus quispei. Dos nuevas especies des los Andes del Perú. Universidad Metropolitana, Departmento del Atlántico. Barranquilla. 16 pp. (Ref. 93748)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

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=0.00501 (0.00203 - 0.01236), b=3.12 (2.90 - 3.34), 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. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .