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  • Acanthicus sp. (L193)
  • Acanthicus sp. (L193)
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Scientific NameAcanthicus sp. (L193)   
Common NameL193
Pronunciationah KAN thi cuss
EtymologyThis name is derived from the Greek word akantha, meaning quill or spike, in reference to its spiny body. 
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Size 600mm or 23.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
IdentificationThe 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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Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure, Guarico, Orituco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Last Update-1 Nov 30 00:00 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 06:19)