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Scientific Name Acanthobunocephalus nicoi  Friel, 1995
Common Name
Type Locality Río Sipapo, 200 m from Salto Remo, 4°34'N, 67°18'W, Venezuela.
Etymology Acanthobunocephalus: From the Greek akanthos, meaning spine, and bunocephalus; in reference to the rigid, locking dorsal spine. 
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Size 20mm or 0.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: upper Orinoco River basin, including the Sipapo, Ramoni and Casiquiare rivers.
Orinoco, Upper Orinoco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro, Casiquiare (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Temperature 25.0-25.0°C or 77-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Furniture Inhabits edges of clear, tannin stained rivers in flooded plants, primarily grasses and sedges.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 6 (no. 1), pp 90, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 13:17 (species record created: 2002 Oct 16 00:00)