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  • Notarius planiceps
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Scientific Name Notarius planiceps  (Steindachner, 1876)
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Type Locality Altata, (Pacific) Panama.
Synonym(s) Ariopsis planiceps, Arius planiceps, Galeichthys planiceps, Netuma planiceps, Tachisurus planiceps
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Size 600mm or 23.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Has yellow fins, the body colour varies from grey to brown with a yellowish hue.
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Distribution Central America: Pacific draining rivers and estuaries from Mexico to Panama.
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)
El Salvador Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guatemala Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Eastern Central Pacific, Panama Pacific Coast (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 Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 72 (1. Abth.), pp 576 [26], Pl. 4.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:17 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 13:29)