| Summary of Acanthodoras|
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||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.
||The only genus of doradid with a fully rounded caudal fin.
||Usually peaceful but there has been one report of large specimens fighting with congeners to the point of poisoning each other.
||Unreported in the aquarium.
||Smallest 81mm, largest 137mm, average 111mm, most commonly 115mm. All SL.
||There are 5 "species" in the database
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