Roughback sea catfish

The Roughback sea catfish lives in the demersal, brackish, marine, depth range 10 - 50 m environment.

The roughback sea catfish, scientifically named as Plicofollis tonggol is a species of sea catfish. This is known as arahan in the Philippines, where it is regarded important in the fishing industry. As food, roughback sea catfish are sundried and salted before actual trade and consumption. More

Common names

Arahan in Tagalog
Bagre lija in Spanish (español)
Duri in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kanduli in Tagalog
M‚choiron Èmeri in French (français)
Mâchoiron émeri in French (français)
Manyung utik in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Marine catfish in English
Pulutan in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Roughback sea catfish in English
Sea catfish in English
Tabangongo in Tagalog
Tabangongo in Visayan
Utek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
粗背海鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
粗背海鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Ariidae
Genus : Plicofollis
Species : Plicofollis tonggol
Authority : Bleeker, 1846