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  • Cathorops tuyra
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Scientific Name Cathorops tuyra  (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923)
Common Name Besudo Sea Catfish
Type Locality Río Tuyra, mouth of Río Yape, Darien, Panama (Pacific).
Synonym(s) Arius tuyra, Tachysurus tuyra
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Size 290mm or 11.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central and South America: Pacific drainage rivers and estuaries from Panama to Peru.
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)
Peru 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 Status Data Deficient
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 15 (publ. 215), pp 128, Pl. 5.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:16 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 13:12)