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Down arrow Summary of Auchenipterus
Pronounced awk en NIP terr uss
Etymology Auchenipterus: From the Greek, auchenos, meaning neck and pteron, meaning fin; in reference to the long cranial shield, which gives the appearance that the dorsal fin originates at the neck region.
Size Smallest 99mm, largest 244mm, average 158mm, most commonly 150mm. All SL.
Species There are 11 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species ( 9%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Auchenipterus nigripinnis (100%)
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Auchenipterus species

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