Achirus achirus in French Guiana
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Inhabits estuary of the Sinnamary River. Highly appreciated by the Guianese and is often captured in the "Chinese barricades" (Ref. 35237). Also Ref. 5217. Occurrence in this country not supported by R.T.C. Ramos. However, specimen collected in this country (MNHN 2000-1645), has been recognized as A. achirus by M. Dessouter (pers. comm., 2003).

States/Provinces Complete? No
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Agustin, Liza Q.
Modified by Commergnat, Richard
Checked by Ramos, Robson T.C.
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