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  • Sciades dowii
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Scientific Name Sciades dowii  (Gill, 1863)
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Type Locality Western coast of Central America.
Synonym(s) Arius alatus, Arius dowii, Galeichthys dowii, Hexanematichthys dowii, Leptarius dowii, Sciadeichthys dowii, Selenaspis dowii, Tachisurus dowii
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Size 900mm or 35.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central and South America: fresh and brackish water along Pacific side from Panama to Ecuador.
Pacific, Eastern Central Pacific, Panama Pacific Coast (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 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 Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15, pp 171.
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Last Update 2019 Oct 13 02:13 (species record created: 2009 Aug 22 13:32)