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Fish Species Description

Gafftopsail catfish

Bagre marinus

(Mitchill, 1815)

Classification

Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae
Alternate Names: slooprig

Status:


Marine, brackish

gafftopsail catfish Region Map

Notes:


Basin Distribution in Georgia:

In Georgia, occurs in the Satilla, Ogeechee, and Savannah River basins.



Additional Information from
Georgia Department of Natural Resources:


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