Achondrostoma (Achondrostoma arcasii)

AttributeValue
FamilyCyprinidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderCypriniformes
GenusAchondrostoma
Common NameChondrostoma arcasii
TypeAchondrostoma arcasii inhabits the middle reaches of freshwater rivers
Diet as well as lakes
Size mountain streams and reservoirs in hilly areas (1).More >>Species found in a similar habitatIndian black turtle(Melanochelys trijuga)Masked finfoot(Heliopais personatus)White-faced heron(Egretta novaehollandiae)
HightActinopterygii
Top SpeedLength: c. 15 cm (2)Maximum length: 25 cm (2)
Skin TypeAchondrostoma biology
Favourite Food Achondrostoma arcasii is a poorly-studied species
Average Litter Size and behaviour. However
Main Prey it is thought to be a short-lived species with a fairly opportunistic diet
Predators eating a variety of aquatic invertebrates (2). Like other members of the Cyprinidae family
Special Features Achondrostoma arcasii lacks teeth
Habitat and there is very little known about its biology