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Scientific Name Ictalurus dugesii  (Bean, 1880)
Common Name Lerma Catfish
Type Locality Río Turbio, Province 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.
Down Habitat Information
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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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Down Husbandry Information
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
Down Further Information
Reference Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 2 (no. 95), pp 304.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 07 10:49 (species record created: 2005 May 31 00:00)