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Synodontis acanthoperca Friel & Vigliotta, 2006
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Synodontis; Species: acanthoperca; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
The specific name is a Latinized combination of the Greek 'acantha', meaning a thorn, and the Latin 'opercul', meaning a cover or lid, alluding to the distinctive opercular spines developed by mature males in this species (Ref. 56332).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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