|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Acanthicus sp. (L193)|
|Pronunciation||ah KAN thi cuss|
|Etymology||This name is derived from the Greek word akantha, meaning quill or spike, in reference to its spiny body.|
|Size||600mm (23.6") SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||The genus can be distinguished from other similar genus by the combination of lack of adipose fin and the well-developed, rough keels along the side of the body.|
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|Last Update||-1 Nov 30 00:00 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 06:19)|