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Scientific Name Ariopsis assimilis  (Günther, 1864)
Common Name Mayan Sea Catfish
Type Locality Lake Izabal [Yzabal], Guatemala.
Synonym(s) Arius assimilis, Galeichthys assimilis, Hexanematichthys assimilis, Sciades assimilis
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Size 350mm or 13.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Central America: Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico (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 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 5, pp 146.
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Last Update 2020 Oct 22 03:44 (species record created: 2011 Jan 31 15:49)