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.
Biology:  Attains maximum length of up to 32 cm (Alfredo Carvalho Filho, pers. comm., 2002).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic

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