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Ascelichthys rhodorus Jordan & Gilbert, 1880
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Ascelichthys; Species: rhodorus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, askeles, -es, -es = tough, dry, hard (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Ascelichthys literally a fish w/o legs=pelvic fins; rhodorus rose margin, referring to the color of the lips (Ref. 4930).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
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