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|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Acanthicus sp. (L407)|
|Common Names||L407, Branco Giant Pleco |
Brancos Kæmpesugemalle (Denmark)
|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.|
|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.|
|Distribution|| Brazil, Roraima, Rio Takutu and Rio Branco near Boa Vista. |
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (Roraima), Upper Branco (Roraima), Tacutu (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Lower Negro, Branco (Roraima) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Last Update||2022 Jan 22 08:51 (species record created: 2007 Dec 23 12:46)|