Flathead sea catfish

The Flathead sea catfish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine environment.

flathead sea catfish (notarias planiceps) on June 7. The Baton Rouge, LA, USA native, guided by Wilba Mendoza Gutierrez, landed the fish weighing 1.47 kg (3 lb 4 oz) while bait fishing Golfito, Zancudo Lodge, Costa Rica. More

Common names

bagre in sp
bagre in Spanish (español)
Bagre cabeza chata in Spanish (español)
Bagre de cabeza chata in Spanish (español)
cominata in sp
Flathead sea catfish in English
Mâchoiron platête in French (français)
Mâchoiron platÍte in French (français)
sea-catfish in English
扁头海鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
扁頭海鯰 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ariidae
Genus : Notarius
Species : Notarius planiceps
Authority : Steindachner, 1877