Cathorops multiradiatus (Günther, 1864)
Box sea catfish
photo by Robertson, R.

Family:  Ariidae (Sea catfishes), subfamily: Ariinae
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: rivers and bays of Pacific coast, from Guatemala to Panama (Ref. 39852). Reported from Ecuador (Ref. 40498).
Biology:  Found in marine and brackish coastal waters (Ref. 9271). Marketed fresh (Ref. 9271).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 22 May 2007 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  traumatogenic
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