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Scientific Name Cathorops dasycephalus  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name Big-bellied Sea Catfish
Type Locality Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands [in error].
Synonym(s) Ariopsis dasycephalus, Arius dasycephalus, Galeichthys dasycephalus, Galeichthys longicephalus, Hexanematichthys dasycephalus, Hexanematichthys longicephalus, Tachisurus dasycephalus, Tachisurus longicephalus
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Size 290mm or 11.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central America: Pacific coast.
Pacific, Eastern Central Pacific (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 2007.
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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 157, Fig.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:16 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 12:45)