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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 Western Gulf of Mexico to northwestern Honduras: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama.
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum. v. 5
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Last Update 2013 Jul 23 14:01 (species record created: 2011 Jan 31 15:49)