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Scientific Name Potamarius nelsoni  (Evermann & Goldsborough, 1902)
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Type Locality Río Usumacinta, at Monte Cristo, Guatemala.
Synonym(s) Arius nelsoni, Conorhynchos nelsoni
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Size 390mm or 15.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution North America: Usumacinta River basin.
Usumacinta (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 21. 1901, pp 140, Fig. 1.
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Last Update 2020 Aug 08 09:19 (species record created: 2005 May 31 00:00)