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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 188mm or 7.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Material examined is from the río Motagua in Guatemala, type locality of the species probably present in the Honduran portion of the río Motagua, near its mouth. The species is restricted to freshwaters.
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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 2019 Oct 13 02:26 (species record created: 2009 Jan 01 06:02)