Cathorops tuyra

Alexandre P. Marceniuk & Naércio A. Menezes, 2007, Systematics of the family Ariidae (Ostariophysi, Siluriformes), with a redefinition of the genera., Zootaxa 1416, pp. 1-126: 46

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Cathorops tuyra
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Cathorops tuyra  (Meek & Hildebrand, 1923) 

Arius tuyra  ZBK  Meek & Hildebrand, 1923: 128, pl. 5. Type locality: Rio Tuyra, mouth of rio Yape , Darien, Panama (Pacific) . Holotype: USNM 79413.  Paratypes: FMNH 26711-12, 26713-15  , USNM 79 411-12, 79414.   

Distribution: Western Central and South America. 

Countries: Panama, Colombia and Ecuador. 

Habitat: Marine, brackish and fresh waters. 

Maximum size: 230 mm TL. 

Material examined: USNM 286466 (9 al) (2 es), Panama, rio Pirre, 3-5 miles above El Real , purchased (caught on line)  ; USNM 292824 (5 al), Panama, rio Uruseca, 2 miles above El Real   .