All FishesAcestrorhynchidaeAcestrorhynchinae ⇒ The genus Acestrorhynchus

Hop to next section Summary of Acestrorhynchus
Etymology Acestrorhynchus: Greek, agkistron = hook + Greek, rhyngchos = snout
Feeding A true piscivore, in the wild a predator, but can be weaned onto dead food with a bit of patience.
Compatibility Does feed on smaller fish, so tankmates need to be selected with care.
Size Smallest 63mm, largest 400mm, average 204mm, most commonly 272mm. All SL.
Species There are 8 "species" in the database
New spp. / time
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