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Sciades guatemalensis ( Günther , 1864)

Arius guatemalensis ZBK Günther , 1864: 145. Type locality: Guatemala . Syntypes : BMHN 1853.1.11.6 .

Arius caerulescens ZBK Günther , 1864: 149. Type locality: Huamucahal , Guatemala . Syntypes : BMNH 1864.1.26.208-209 .

Galeichthys azureus ZBK Jordan & Williams in Jordan, 1895: 398, pl. 27. Type locality: estuary at Mazatlan , Sinaloa , western Mexico . Holotype : SU 11575 .

Distribution: Western Central America.

Countries: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters.

Maximum size: 370 mm TL.

Material examined: UMMZ 178475 (2 al, 197-274 mm TL) (1 c&s), Mexico , Guerrero , laguna Coyuca, ca 10 mi NW of Acapulco - 3 mi NW of military airport on SW side of the laguna, Pacific dr.

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