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Scientific Name Cathorops higuchii  Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
Common Name Higuchi
Type Locality Colón reef, (Atlantic) Panama.
Etymology This species is named on behalf of Dr. Horácio Higuchi, of Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, in recognition for his contribution to the taxonomy, systematics, and morphology of the South American Ariidae.
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Size 192mm or 7.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males have a proportionally to the body, longer and broader head.
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Distribution Western Central Atlantic: Honduras to Panama.
Atlantic, Western Central Atlantic (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 2011.
Other Parameters Brackish to marine species.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 1), pp 32, Figs. 12-13, 15.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:26 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:01)