Common name of Acrocheilus alutaceus
Common name Hardmouth
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality British Columbia
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Hardmouth', i.e., mouth surface firm, alluding to the texture of the lower lip which is covered with a hard cartilagenous sheath, with an almost straight-cutting edge like that of a chisel (Ref. 1998).
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