Cathorops fuerthii (Steindachner, 1876)
Congo sea catfish
Cathorops fuerthii
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Ariidae (Sea catfishes), subfamily: Ariinae
Max. size:  31.2 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 306.1 g
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine
Distribution:  North, Central and South America: Pacific draining rivers from Mexico to Ecuador.
Biology:  Found in fresh, brackish and marine waters (Ref. 9271). Marketed fresh (Ref. 9271).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 03 May 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
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