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  • Ictalurus dugesii
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Scientific Name Ictalurus dugesii  (Bean, 1880)
Common Name Lerma Catfish
Type Locality Río Turbio, Prov. of Guanajuato, Mexico.
Synonym(s) Amiurus dugesii
Pronunciation ick tal oo russ - doo gess eye
Etymology Ictalurus: From the Greek ichthys, meaning fish, and ailouros, meaning cat; literally "fish cat" (=catfish). Named to honour Alfredo Dugès, a naturalist.
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Distribution Central America: Turbio and Ayuquila rivers, Mexico.
Turbio (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Ayuquila (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.v. 2 (no. 95) - pp304
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Last Update 2013 Jul 19 06:43 (species record created: 2005 May 31 00:00)