All FishesLoricariidaeHypostominae ⇒ The genus Leporacanthicus

Hop to next section Summary of Leporacanthicus
Pronounced lepor ah KAN thi cuss
Etymology Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit + Greek, akantha = thorn.
Identification All Leporacanthicus spp. have a small backwards facing slightly proud blunt thorn-like plate on top of their heads.
Size Smallest 150mm, largest 300mm, average 236mm, most commonly 250mm. All SL.
Species There are 14 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species ( 7%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Hop to next section Most Kept Species
1. Leporacanthicus triactis (100%)
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Hop to next section Distribution of selected Leporacanthicus species

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