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Scientific Name Cathorops melanopus  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name Dark Sea Catfish
Type Locality Río Motagua, Guatemala.
Synonym(s) Arius melanopus
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Size 230mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central America: Rio Motagua, Guatemala.
Motagua (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 Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5, pp 172.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 28 16:39 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:02)