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Careproctus acifer Andriashev & Stein, 1998
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Careproctus; Species: acifer; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Subgenus: Careproctula.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Name from Latin 'acus' for needle and 'fero' meaning to bear; referring to the needle-like prickles covering the body (Ref. 90036).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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