Cathorops agassizii (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1888)
photo by Rotundo, M.M.

Family:  Ariidae (Sea catfishes), subfamily: Ariinae
Max. size:  22.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  South America: Guyana and north and northeast of Brazil.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Attains maximum length of up to 32 cm (Alfredo Carvalho Filho, pers. comm., 2002).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.02.99
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 02.05.16
Checked by: Ferraris, Jr., Carl J. - 05.11.01

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