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Scientific Name Ictalurus pricei  (Rutter, 1896)
Common Name Yaqui Catfish
Type Locality San Bernardino Creek, Rio Yaqui, Arizona, U.S.A. or n. border of Sonara, Mexico.
Synonym(s) Amiurus meeki, Villarius pricei
Pronunciation ick tal oo russ - pry see aye
Etymology Ictalurus: From the Greek ichthys, meaning fish, and ailouros, meaning cat; literally "fish cat" (=catfish). Named to honour William Wightman Price.
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Size 570mm or 22.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
General Remarks Fishbase lists 57cm TL.
Down Habitat Information
Distribution North America: Rio Yaqui and Rio Casas Grandes drainages in northwestern Mexico and (presumably) extreme southeastern Arizona in USA.
Casas Grandes (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Mexico Pacific Rivers, Yaqui (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
Down Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 2) v. 6, pp 257.
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Last Update 2020 Sep 20 02:01 (species record created: 2005 May 31 00:00)