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Scientific Name Cathorops kailolae  Marceniuk & Betancur-R., 2008
Common Name
Type Locality Embayment about 3 miles west of El Estor, lago Izabal, Guatemala.
Etymology The species is name to honour Dr. Patricia J. Kailola, The University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, for her enormous contribution to the systematics of the Ariidae.
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Size 214mm or 8.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Sexing Males have longer head.
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Distribution Central America: Lago Izabal basin in Guatemala and rio Usumacinta basin in Mexico and Guatemala.
Usumacinta (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guatemala Waters, Lago Izabal (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 2020.
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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 36, Figs. 16-18.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:40 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:01)