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Scientific Name Acanthodoras sp. (1)   
Common Name Albino Raphael
Pronunciation ah KAN tho door ass
Etymology Acanthodoras: From the Greek akantha, meaning thorn, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the spines on the bony scutes along the lateral line. 
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Identification The only genus of doradid with a fully rounded caudal fin.
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Compatibility Usually peaceful but there has been one report of large specimens fighting with congeners to the point of poisoning each other.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Last Update 2013 Mar 17 10:39 (species record created: 2003 Jun 24 00:00)