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Scientific Name Cathorops higuchii  Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
Common Name Higuchi
Type Locality Panama, Colón Reef
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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Other Parameters Brackish to marine species.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Neotropical Ichthyology v. 6 (no. 1)
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Last Update 2009 Jan 27 12:32 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:01)