Revision of the species of the genus Cathorops Siluriformes: Ariidae from Mesoamerica and the Central American Caribbean, with description of three new species. Alexandre P. Marceniuk I ; Ricardo Betancur-R. The ariid genus Cathorops includes species that occur mainly in estuarine and freshwater habitats of the eastern and western coasts of southern Mexico, Central and South America.

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Short description Morphology Morphometrics Dorsal spines total : 1; Dorsal soft rays total : 7; Anal soft rays : 19 - Distinguished from all other species of Cathorops by the possession of the following features: gill rakers on first arch ; anal fin with rays; snout length 5. Can be further differentiated from other congeners by the following combination of characters: distance from tip of snout to dorsal-fin origin Collaborators Marceniuk, A. Ferraris Jr. Ariidae Sea catfishes.

Reis, S. Kullander and C. Ferraris, Jr. Checklist of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America.

Sounds Ciguatera Speed Swim. Estimates based on models Phylogenetic diversity index Ref. Trophic Level Ref. Vulnerability Ref. Common name e. Gadus morhua. Freshwater; benthopelagic. Dorsal spines total : 1; Dorsal soft rays total : 7; Anal soft rays : 19 - Marceniuk, A. CMS Ref. Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Summary page Point data Common names Photos.

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Species: Cathorops melanopus, Dark sea-catfish

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