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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae Sea catfishes
Subfamily: Ariinae
Genus: Amphiarius

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2 species (see list below)

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Atlantic
Max. Length 30 cm TL

 
Amphiarius phrygiatus
[Kukwari sea catfish]
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South America
Max. Length 45 cm TL

 
Amphiarius rugispinis
[Softhead sea catfish]
2 Species of Family Ariidae with Genus Amphiarius
(Sea catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1840 Amphiarius phrygiatus Kukwari sea catfish Atlantic 30 TL
1840 Amphiarius rugispinis Softhead sea catfish South America 45 TL



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