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Scientific Name Cathorops fuerthii  (Steindachner, 1876)
Common Name Congo Sea Catfish
Type Locality (Pacific) Panama.
Synonym(s) Arius fuerthii, Galeichthys furthii, Tachysurus evermanni, Tachysurus furthii, Tachysurus liropus
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Size 280mm or 11" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central and South America: Pacific draining rivers from Mexico to Ecuador.
Mexico 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)
Colombia Pacific Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Ecuador Pacific Coast Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Data Deficient, 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 579 [29].
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:16 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 12:45)