Ariidae


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Ariidae

[ə′rī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of tropical salt-water catfishes in the order Siluriformes.
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Age and growth of three species of Ariidae (Siluriformes) in coastal waters of Guinea.
Biomarkers in Catfish Sciades herzbergii (Teleostei: Ariidae) from Polluted and Non-polluted Areas (SAPound o Marcos' Bay, Northeastern Brazil).
& BETANCUR, R., 2006.--Real identity of the northern Colombian endemic sea catfish Galeichthys bonillai Miles, 1945 (Siluriformes: Ariidae).
Primarily a freshwater group, a few species in the families Plotosidae (10 genera, 35 species) and Ariidae (26 genera, 133 species) are estuarine and/or marine (Arretia et al.
Por otra parte, destaca tambien el empleo de la grasa del bagre (Ariidae) como remedio para curar las heridas producidas por las espinas del propio pez, una propiedad que igualmente la senalan los pescadores de la ciudad de Barra, en el estado de Bahia, Brasil, pero para una especie de bagre dulceacuicola y utilizando el ojo del animal (Costa-Neto et al., 2002).