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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 276mm or 10.9" 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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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 2019 Oct 13 02:26 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:01)