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Fish Species Description

Hardhead catfish

Ariopsis felis

(Linnaeus, 1766)

hardhead catfish Species Photo

Classification

Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae
Alternate Names: hardhead

Status:


Marine, brackish, freshwater

hardhead catfish Region Map

Notes:


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Ogeechee River basin.



Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:


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