Cathorops arenatus

The Cathorops arenatus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

of Cathorops arenatus and Cathorops pleurops a junior synonym of Cathorops agassizii. The morphometric characters traditionally used in descriptions and keys in the family Ariidae are redefined and new characters are used. More

young fishes like Cathorops arenatus (Valenciennes, 1840), Macrodon ancylodon, and Stellifer rastrifer, hence demonstrating a cannibalism behavior (Figs 1-3). Fresh body weight of the preys, obtained through mathematical equations themselves issued from body structure relationships, is presented in table I. More

Common names

砂海鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
砂海鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ariidae
Genus : Cathorops
Species : Cathorops arenatus
Authority : Valenciennes, 1840