Acanthodoras

Bleeker, 1862
Type species: Acanthodoras cataphractus
Acanthodoras cataphractus
Etymology
akantha (gr) = Dorn, skin = Haut
Classification
Family
Synonyms
Length (total)
10 - 17 cm
Fins
present
einzige Doradidae-Gattung mit runder Caudale
Mouth
flat
Others
3 pairs of barbels
Strinking
of them
only Doradidae genus with round caudal
Similar Genus

Species

Species
Country
Origin
Length
(cm)
AQ
(cm)
T.
(°C)
Bree
ding
Acanthodoras cataphractus
Linnaeus, 1758
Callichthys asper
Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Colombia, Peru, Suriname
Amazonas-, río Solimões-Einzug, Küstengewässer Französisch Guayana, Suriname
Acanthodoras cataphractus
15
100
 
unknown
Acanthodoras depressus
Steindachner, 1881
Talking Catfish
Brazil
Amazonas-, rio Solimões, rio Negro-Einzug, lago do Alexo
Acanthodoras depressus - Type
10
60
 
unknown
Acanthodoras spinosissimus
Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888
Chocolate Raphael
Brazil
Lago do Coari, rio Solimões
Acanthodoras spinosissimus
17
100
 
unknown
3  entries found.
Many thanks to
for the pictures
José Birindelli (CC BY-NC 3.0)
1, 2
Steindachner, Franz (1882) (PD)
3
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