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Scientific Name Acanthicus sp. (L407)   
Common Name L407
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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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 Brazil, Roraima, Rio Takutu and Rio Branco near Boa Vista.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco, Upper Branco, Tacutu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
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Last Update 2010 Oct 24 02:28 (species record created: 2007 Dec 23 12:46)