Catathyridium garmani (Jordan, 1889)
Catathyridium garmani
photo by Figueiredo, J.L./Menezes, N.A.

Family:  Achiridae (American soles)
Max. size:  17 cm (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Southwest Atlantic: estuarine and marine coastal areas of southeastern Brazil, including salt and freshwater portions of Laguna dos Patos basin, Uruguay, and northern Argentina.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 55-60; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 40-50
Biology:  Mainly found near river mouths and brackish lagoons (Ref. 36453). May enter fresh water (Ref. 36798).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 05 March 2021 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 25.04.01
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 21.09.07
Checked by: Ramos, Robson T.C. - 14.06.01

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