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  • Bagre pinnimaculatus
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Scientific Name Bagre pinnimaculatus  (Steindachner, 1876)
Common Names Red Sea Catfish
Long-barbeled Sea Catfish
Type Locality Panama; Altata, Panama; western coast of Costa Rica
Synonym(s) Aelurichthys pinnimaculatus, Felichthys pinnimaculatus
Pronunciation BAG ray
Etymology Bagre: From the Mozarabic bagre, taken from Greek, pagros, meaning fish (of the genus Dentex). Now used in Spanish vernacular to mean catfish. 
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Size 950mm or 37.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central and South America: Pacific draining rivers from the Gulf of California to Ecuador.
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Colombia Pacific Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Panama Pacific Rivers (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 2018.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 72 (1. Abth.), pp 565 [15], Pl. 8.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:16 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 12:30)