Common name of Acrocheilus alutaceus
Common name Chiselmouth
Language English
Type AFS
Official trade name No
Rank 1 - (Legal common name (unique))
Country United States (contiguous states)
Ref. Page, L.M., H. Espinosa-PĂ©rez, L.T. Findley, C.R. Gilbert, R.N. Lea, N.E. Mandrak, R.L. Mayden and J.S. Nelson, 2013
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
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Remarks 'Chiselmouth', i.e., mouth resembling a chisel (metal tool with a cutting edge at the end of a blade used in dressing , shaping, or working a solid material, p. 234 in Ref. 11978), alluding to the lower lip which is covered with a hard cartilagenous sheath, with an almost straight-cutting edge like that of a chisel (Ref. 1998). Also Ref. 276, 52299.
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