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Jump to next section Summary of Auchenipterichthys
Pronounced awk en NIP terr ICK thiss
Etymology Auchenipterichthys: From the Greek, auchenos, meaning neck, pteron, meaning fin and ichthys, meaning fish; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region.
Size Smallest 110mm, largest 160mm, average 139mm, most commonly 160mm. All SL.
Species There are 5 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (40%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Auchenipterichthys coracoideus (91.84%)
2. Auchenipterichthys punctatus (8.16%)

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