|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Ariopsis felis (Linneaus, 1766)|
|Common Names||Hardhead Sea Catfish
Vestatlantisk Havmalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, U.S.A.|
|Synonym(s)||Arius felis, Arius milberti, Galeichthys felis, Galeichthys milberti, Hexanematichthys felis, Scaides felis, Silurus felis|
|Size||700mm or 27.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|General Remarks||Commonly captured from catwalks, bridges and piers, particularly in passes and inland waterways.|
|Distribution||Western Atlantic: Massachusetts and northern Gulf of Mexico to southern Florida in USA and Mexico.
Atlantic, North West Atlantic (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|Other Parameters||This is a marine/brackish fish. Inhabits continental waters and enters estuaries. Found in turbid waters over muddy bottoms.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Systema Nat. ed. 12 v. 1 (pt 1) 503|
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|Last Update||2019 Aug 26 05:50 (species record created: 2004 Mar 17 00:00)|