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Scientific Name Acanthicus sp. (L193)   
Common Names L193, Velour Pleco
Velour-kæmpesugemalle (Denmark)
Pronunciation ah KAN thi cuss
Etymology This 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.
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.
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Distribution
Orinoco, Middle Orinoco, Apure, Guarico, Orituco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Registered Keepers There are 3 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
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Last Update 2022 Jan 19 10:02 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 06:19)