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Scientific Name Ictalurus meridionalis  (Günther, 1864)
Common Names Southern Blue Catfish
Bagre Azul (Mexico)
Type Locality Río Usumacinta, Guatemala.
Pronunciation ick tal oo russ
Etymology Ictalurus: From the Greek ichthys, meaning fish, and ailouros, meaning cat; literally "fish cat" (=catfish). 
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Distribution
Mexico Caribbean Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
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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 102.
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Last Update 2023 Jan 26 10:14 (species record created: 2022 Mar 02 09:32)