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Scientific Name Cathorops aguadulce  (Meek, 1904)
Common Names Aguadulce Sea Catfish
Estuarine Sea Catfish
Type Locality Río Tesechocán at Pérez, Veracruz, Río Papaloapam basin, Mexico.
Synonym(s) Arius aguadulce, Galeichthys aguadulce
Etymology Field Columbian Museum, Zoological Series v. 5
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Size 227mm or 8.9" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution North America: Atlantic draining rivers from Panuco River basin in Mexico to Izabal Lake in Guatemala.
Izabal Lake (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Panuco (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Papaloapam (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Other Parameters Lives in freshwater, brackish and marine conditions.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Field Columbian Museum, Zoological Series v. 5
Neotrop. ichthyol. vol.6 no.1
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Last Update 2013 Jul 23 10:43 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:00)