|Summary of Acanthicus|
|Pronounced||ah KAN thi cuss|
|Etymology||This name is derived from the Greek word akantha, meaning quill or spike, in reference to its spiny body.|
|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.|
|Size||Smallest 600mm, largest 1000mm, average 733mm, most commonly 600mm. All SL.|
|Species||There are 4 "species" in the database|
|Keepers||4 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers|
|New spp. / time||
|Most Kept Species|
|1.||Acanthicus adonis (78.36%)|
|2.||Acanthicus hystrix (19.4%)|
|3.||Acanthicus sp. (L193) (1.49%)|
|4.||Acanthicus sp. (L407) (0.75%)|
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|Distribution of selected Acanthicus species|
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