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  • Occidentarius platypogon
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Scientific Name Occidentarius platypogon  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name
Type Locality San José, Guatemala
Synonym(s) Ariopsis platypogon, Arius platypogon, Aspistor platypogon, Hexanematichthys platypogon, Sciades platypogon
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Size 450mm or 17.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Pacific coasts of North, Central and South America from Mexico to Ecuador: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama.
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 147, Figs.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 03:00 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 13:32)